LAHORE   - Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif and Chief Executive Office (CEO) of Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Company have discussed ways and means to promote trade of livestock items between the two countries as well as enhancing cooperation in the agriculture sector. Abdullah Aldubaikhi, SALIC CEO met Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif here on Wednesday. Special Assistant on Livestock Arshad Jatt, Chairman Planning & Development, Secretary Agriculture, Secretary Livestock, Secretary Food, Vice Chancellor University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Vice Chairman Punjab Investment Board and concerned officials were present in the meeting.  Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif said that historic brotherly relations exist between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. He said that Saudi Arabia has always supported Pakistan in every hour of trial. He stressed the need for further promoting economic and trade relations between both the countries. The Chief Minister said it is high time that both the countries should cooperate for promoting investment. He said that vast opportunities of investment exist in agriculture and livestock sectors in Pakistan. He said that a modern slaughter house has been set up in Lahore where meat is processed according to high standard. He said that investment by Saudi company in livestock and agriculture sectors would be welcomed and all possible facilities and incentives would be provided to the Saudi company. Shahbaz Sharif constituted a committee headed by Chairman Planning & Development. The committee will evolve a final strategy regarding investment in livestock and agriculture sectors with Saudi company.