Religious scholars urge Pakistan to strengthen economic ties with KSA

Religious scholars urge Pakistan to strengthen economic ties with KSA
Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) organized “Unity of Ummah Conference” on Tuesday, to mark 88th National Day of Saudi Arabia. (Photo credit: Hafiz Tahir Ashrafi, Chairman PUC)
Updated 25 September 2018

Religious scholars urge Pakistan to strengthen economic ties with KSA

Religious scholars urge Pakistan to strengthen economic ties with KSA
  • The Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) welcomed Saudi participation in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)
  • Saudi Arabia has always supported Pakistan through thick and thin, says Pakistan’s Minister for Religious Affairs

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) Chairman Hafiz Tahir Ashrafi organized “Unity of Ummah Conference” in Islamabad on Tuesday to mark the 88th National Day of Saudi Arabia.
The conference adopted a resolution to urge the government of Pakistan to strengthen economic ties with Saudi Arabia and also welcomed Saudi Arabian participation in the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), according to a statement issued by PUC at the end of the conference
Ashrafi said that KSA’s interest and involvement in CPEC will be beneficial for Pakistan and will boost the bilateral brotherly relations between the two countries.
Deputy Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan, Habib Ullah Bukhari and Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Pir Noor-ul-Qadri also attended the conference.
“Unity of Muslim Ummah is the ultimate panacea to resolve the challenges confronting Islamic world,” Bukhari said while addressing the conference.
He termed the bilateral relations between KSA and Pakistan as "examplary" and said: "The government of Saudi Arabia has always played a vital role in forging harmony among Muslim countries."
Federal Minister for Religious Affairs, Pir Noor-ul-Qadri, told the gathering that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has supported Pakistan through thick and thin. "Pakistan and Saudi Arabia will steer the Muslim Ummah out of the prevailing challenges and hardships,” he said.
The Conference also adopted a resolution and thanked King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman providing such good arrangements for the pilgrims of Hajj and Umrah.