ISLAMABAD - President Asif Ali Zardari has said that there exists huge potential of trade and economic activities between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. He said that for tapping this enormous potential it was important that the existing mechanisms such as Joint Ministerial Commission and the Joint Business Council are fully utilised. Finalisation of Bilateral Investment treaty would also go a long way to boost the bilateral economic relations, the President said. He said this during his meeting with Saudi Deputy Foreign Minister Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz here at Aiwan-e-Sadr Tuesday.The President said the two countries enjoy special relations that are marked by an atmosphere of trust, brotherhood and common perceptions on all the issues of mutual interest. He said the people of Pakistan have a special feelings for the Saudi brethren and highly regard and appreciate Saudi brethren’s support at every hour of distress, may that be 2005 earthquake or any other natural calamity.He said Pakistan attaches great importance to early finalisation of Pakistan-GCC Free Trade Agreement and we would greatly appreciate Saudi Arabia’s invaluable support in this regard.The President said Pakistan would welcome Saudi investment in all the sectors especially energy, oil and gas exploration and construction. The President reiterated his offer to meet Saudi manpower requirement.Regional situation was also discussed during the meeting. The President said regional countries need to find regional solutions to their problems. He said drug trade was a main issue in the region and needs to be tackled on priority.Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz thanked the President for meeting and said that Saudi Arabia was also keen to further strengthen the existing relations with Pakistan.  Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Abdullah also expressed concerns on behalf of the King, the Government and people of Saudi Arabia over the tragedy in Siachen.Prince Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, also met Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani at the Prime Minister’s House and discussed a range of bilateral issues. Both sides agreed to a settlement leading to peace and stability in Afghanistan as well as in the region. The Prime Minister emphasised the importance of convening of the Joint Ministerial meeting to work out mechanism to give impetus to trade compatible with the exemplary relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.The Prime Minister also said he would send a delegation of Pakistani businessmen to Saudi Arabia to explore new vistas of enhancing trade relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. The Prime Minister and the Saudi Deputy Foreign Minister also held one on one meeting.