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From Pakistan, the delightful road to Makkah

  • The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia enjoys a pivotal position in the Islamic world as its monarch is also the Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques. Saudi Vision 2030 duly takes note of this fact and aims to develop Hajj and Umra facilities further as part of the overall progress in all other fields. The f...
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A special bond: Pakistan PM’s first port of call is Saudi Arabia

  • Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is embarking upon his maiden official visit abroad on Thursday and as expected, he is visiting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia first. In Pakistan, ties with the Kingdom are seen as a most unique bilateral relationship. Pakistan was established as an independent state i...
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A dangerous escalation that impacts us all

  • The Houthi attacks and attempted attacks on the UAE, the latest of which occurred on Monday, have been a dangerous development and represent the new outreach of the militia. In fact, the attacks impact the entire world. The UAE is one of the largest oil exporters in the OPEC member states and D...
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The Kingdom’s offers of mediation in South Asia

  • The Arabian peninsula and the South Asian sub-continent are located in each other’s vicinity. Muscat is located at a distance of 223 nautical miles from the port city of Gwadar and a flight from Mumbai to Salala takes less than an hour. All GCC countries have centuries’ old history of commercia...
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A special visit

  • Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have over the decades, developed a multifarious co-operation that demands regular consultation. To begin with, these ties were based on an age old spiritual bond. As both nations were located in sensitive geo-strategic areas, their perpetual search for security was a n...
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PM Khan’s visit to Saudi Arabia could revolve around these important discussions

  • Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia proceeds at a crucial time, in the middle of a fast evolving global and regional strategic environment. The power dynamics of the world are shifting. The US is pulling out of Afghanistan and its major priority now is the containme...
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Peace overtures to Iran

  • Pakistan has welcomed recent peace overtures from Riyadh and Tehran following a round of back channel diplomacy in Baghdad. Heightened tensions in the Gulf, particularly since 2016, have been a source of anxiety for Islamabad. Pakistan has traditionally supported peace in the Gulf region as it ...
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New avenues of cooperation 

  • Bilateral relations need constant nurturing and renewal to maintain their resilience and strength. The bond between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan is a relationship that has evolved and gained greater strength over time. In the beginning, their interaction was mainly of a spiritual nature, symbolize...
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Saudi National Day: A great day, a special bond

  • The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia celebrated its 90th National Day on Wednesday, Sept. 23. It reminds us of the auspicious occasion when King Abdul Aziz established the modern-day Saudi Arabia in 1932 by unifying four regions. His epic struggle had started in 1902 through a spectacular conquest of Ri...
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A liberalized Saudi visa regime has practical and spiritual benefits

  • Granting visas to foreign nationals to enter a country is an expression of sovereign authority by a visa giving nation. While granting this formal permission, authorities ensure that security and financial aspects are fulfilled, that the person applying for an entry visa has a clean security re...
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