Pakistan Navy ship visits Jeddah port

PORT OF CALL: Pakistan’s Consul General Shahryar Akbar Khan with navy officers at PNS Khaibar.
Updated 26 August 2016

Pakistan Navy ship visits Jeddah port

JEDDAH: Pakistan Navy’s guided missile destroyer PNS Khaibar visited Jeddah port on Aug. 21. Commanding officer of the ship called on Royal Saudi Naval Forces’ Western Fleet Commander Adm. Saeed Al-Zahrani and discussed strengthening of bilateral ties and inter-organizational procedures.
The admiral stressed the importance Saudi Arabia attaches to its relationship with Pakistan in general and with its armed forces in particular.
The commanding officer reiterated that Saudi Arabia has always been a second home for Pakistan Navy.
The visit included training of ship’s officers and men on damage control and fire fighting at the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF) training school — a facility just recently commissioned and has state of the art equipment.
During the departure of the ship RSNF ship HMS Boraida conducted passage exercises while bidding farewell to the Pak Navy ship.
The visit was a spectacular success in bolstering the ties between Pakistan Navy and Royal Saudi Naval Forces.


Egyptian envoy meets Saudi foreign minister

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan receives Egyptian Ambassador Ahmed Farouk Mohammed Tawfik in Riyadh on Monday. (SPA)
Updated 15 min 21 sec ago

Egyptian envoy meets Saudi foreign minister

  • The foreign minister appreciated the outgoing envoy’s efforts in strengthening the ties between Saudi Arabia and Sudan

RIYADH: Egyptian Ambassador Ahmed Farouk Mohammed Tawfik called on Saudi Foreign Minister  Prince Faisal bin Farhan in Riyadh on Monday. They reviewed bilateral relations and ways to enhance them. They also discussed issues of mutual interest.
The foreign minister also held a separate meeting with Mexican Ambassador-designate Anibal Toledo. He presented a copy of his credentials to Prince Faisal prior to submitting them to King Salman.
Sudanese Ambassador Abdulazim Al-Sadiq Al-Karoori called on Prince Faisal bin Farhan to bid him farewell. The foreign minister appreciated the outgoing envoy’s efforts in strengthening the ties between Saudi Arabia and Sudan.