SAUDIA

NAWAZ & RAHEEL'S GULF MISSION COINCIDED WITH CHINESE PRESIDENT'S VISIT TO IRAN - DIPLOMATS, ANALYSTS, POLITICIANS LOOKING FORWARD TO POSITIVE RESULTS

Islamabad (Editor Desk+APP)A number of leading former diplomats and analysts have termed the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to Saudi Arabia and Iran on Monday aimed at diffusing the prevailing tension between the Muslim countries as a `bold initiative' considering the unity and solidarity of the Muslim Ummah and the whole region.

MISSING PAKISTANIS WOULD BE TRACED - SAUDI MINISTER ASSURES GOV OF PAKISTAN

Islamabad - Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar who was on a short official visit to Saudi Arabia met in Riyadh the team nominated by His Majesty, Custodian of the two Holy Mosques, King  Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud. The team was led by Saudi Minister, Dr. Musaad Ali Alaiban.

KING ABDULLAH DIED - SALMAN NEW RULER OF KSA

Riyadh - Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah died on Friday following a short illness. Crown Prince Salman has been named the new king with Prince Muqrin crown prince, according to a Royal Court statement.

King Abdullah was hospitalized in December suffering from pneumonia and had been breathing with the aid of a respirator.

FIRST MUSLIM ASTRONAUT IN PAKISTAN

Islamabad(DNA) - Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, the first Arab, first Muslim, first royalty and first Saudi to go into space arrives in Islamabad on an important official visit.

During this visit he will meet the top leadership of the country, including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and President Mamoon Hussain.

After the change of government in Islamabad, Saudi Arabia is further warming up its relations with Pakistan. Both countries enjoy very close, historic relations.

Saudi Investment Being Encouraged in Pakistan, Envoy Abdul Aziz Al-Ghadeer discusses with Durrani

Islamabad (October 3, 2012) Saudi ambassador for Pakistan Abdul Aziz Ibrahim Saleh Al-Ghadeer emphasized the importance of building trade and economic relations between the two countries has said that Saudi investors were being encouraged to invest in Pakistan.

End of Saudi-Egypt honeymoon? Saudi Arabia breaks diplomatic relations with Egypt

RIYADH - Saudi Arabia has decided to recall its ambassador to Cairo and close its diplomatic missions in Egypt after protests outside its embassy over an arrested Egyptian lawyer, state news agency SPA said Saturday.
The embassy as well as consulates in the Mediterranean cities of Alexandria and Suez were closed.
An official spokesman, quoted by SPA, said the measures were decided in response to demonstrations outside its missions in Egypt and threats following the announcement of the arrest of the Egyptian lawyer in Saudi Arabia.

Bin Laden's family deported to Saudi Arabia--3 widows, children ordered out of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD:Friday, April 27, 2012 10:55:29 AM-- The government deported Osama bin Laden's three widows and his children to Saudi Arabia early Friday.
Soon after midnight Thursday, a van took the women and children from the house in the center of the capital, Islamabad, en route to the airport. Officials covered the vehicle with sheets to prevent photographers from taking their pictures.
A statement from the Interior Ministry said 14 members of the bin Laden family had been deported to the "country of their choice, Saudi Arabia."

پاکستان اور سعودي عرب نے نئے حج معاہدے پر دستخط کرديے

جدہ … پاکستان اور سعودي عرب نے دوہزار بارہ کے حج معاہدے پر دستخط کرديے ہيں. پاکستان نے سعودي عرب سے حج کوٹے ميں اضافے کي درخواست بھي کي ہے. وفاقي وزير مذہبي امور خورشيد شاہ نے وفد کے ہمراہ ہفتے کو جدہ ميں سعودي وزير حج بندر بن محمد الحجار سے مرکزي وزارت حج کے دفتر ميں ملاقات کي اور حج دوہزار بارہ کے معاہدے پر دستخط کئے.

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