ISLAMABAD " Pakistan's entire political leadership was represented at the lunch table of Saudi Ambassador here to receive King Abdullah's message of 'unity' from high-profile emissary Prince Muqrin Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud. Addressing Pakistani leaders, Muqrin, the Intelligence Chief of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, said "it is a message conveyed in strongest possible manner that Pakistan's leadership should unite for national solidarity, sovereignty, economic prosperity, and military strength." "I would also convey this message to President Asif Ali Zardari and would be taking the same message to Afghanistan for their internal unity inevitable for peace and stability in the region," he added. Earlier, as a preamble of his King's message, he said, Saudi leadership considers Pakistan as both the vanguard and backbone of the Islamic world. "Not only Saudi Arabia but also the entire Muslim world looks forward to Pakistan's military strength and political stability, for the leading role it ought to play," he maintained. Therefore, on behalf of King Abdullah, Prince Muqrin urged upon both the parliamentary and otherwise political leadership to burry internal differences and to unite for Pakistan's progress in all regards. He said the King has sent him with this message because Pakistan was the pivot of hope for the entire Muslim world. Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani who was leading the government delegation to the Saudi Embassy welcomed the message and underlined the need for unity of the Muslim Ummah. He highlighted the Muslim world's anticipations from the Saudi leadership to guide them to unity against the common enemy that is terrorism. Earlier, in his welcome as well as introductory remarks, Saudi Ambassador Ali Awadh Asseri eulogized that the entire Pakistani leadership was on his lunch table. He said the visit of Prince Muqrin was to indicate Saudi concerns and wishes for stability, strength, and prosperity of Pakistan. Before and during the meal the visiting Intelligence Chief of Saudi Arabia had frank chat with all the leaders present on the occasion ranging from Premier Gilani to PML-N Quaid Mian Nawaz Sharif. Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shehbaz Sharif, Opposition Leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Ahsan Iqbal, and Khwaja Asif were also part of the PML-N delegation. Farooq Sattar represented MQM. Other than PM the government side included Interior Advisor Rehman Malik, Commerce Minister Mukhdoom Amin Fahim, Deputy Speaker National Assembly Faisal Karim Kundi, and Leader of the House in Senate Senator Razza Rabbani. None but Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, President PML-Q, was there to represent the former regime, also shook hands with PML-N Quaid Nawaz Sharif. Non-parliamentary leaders including Imran Khan and Qazi Hussain Ahmed were also present. In the evening, Prince Muqrin Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud called on President Asif Zardari at the Presidency and had dinner with him. Ali S Awadh Asseri and Rehman Malik, Advisor to Prime Minister on Interior, was also present during the meeting. Earlier, Prime Minister Gilani said that the government and people of Pakistan greatly appreciated the love and affection of Khadmain-i-Haramain Sharifain and the custodian of two holy mosques, King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz and were thankful for him and his Government's very important role in defusing the tension in South Asia. He was talking to Chief of General Intelligence Presidency Saudi Arabia Prince Muqrin bin Abdul Aziz Asl-Saud here at the PM House on Tuesday. The Prime Minister said that Pakistan would not allow its soil to be used by any one against any country as being a responsible member of comity of nations, it was fully aware of its obligations. Pakistan was amongst the first countries to condemn and commiserate the Mumbai terrorist attacks with the Government and people of India, had offered joint inquiry of the incident to the Indian Government and still remained committed to cooperate for bringing the perpetrators involved in those heinous crimes, to justice. He said it was regrettable that the Indian side had not accepted Pakistan's proposal and due to its internal pressure had instead opted trying to make Pakistan a scapegoat. Pakistan nonetheless was looking into whatever information it was provided by India relating to the incident and would share the results of its investigation with India, as soon as it was completed. The Prime Minister reiterated his Government's resolve to have amicable and friendly relations with all its neighbours including India and hoped that India would reciprocate in similar fashion. He further hoped that the progress achieved in normalization of relations in the past years through the composite dialogue would not be derailed. Chief of General Intelligence, Saudi Arabia, Prince Muqrin Bin Abdul Aziz said that King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz had sent him to Islamabad as his special envoy to deliver his special message to the leadership of Pakistan. He said Saudi Arabia considered Pakistan's peace and stability as its own and attached very high importance to its close brotherly relations with Pakistan. Prince Muqrin said that Saudi Arabia and Pakistan were bound in religious, emotional, historical and cultural ties and people of both the countries had always stood by each other in time of trial. The challenges confronting the Ummah today demanded greater unity and solidarity among all the countries of the Muslim World, he said. These challenges, he added, could only be confronted effectively when there is peace and stability within all the Muslim countries. Prince Muqrin said both the countries were united in confronting the challenges of terrorism and were committed to eradicate this menace as it gave a negative perception of Islam a religion of peace, tolerance and harmony. Defence Minister, Ch. Ahmed Mukhtar, Advisor to PM on Interior, Mr. Rahman Malik, Advisor to PM on Finance, Mr. Shaukat Tarin, DG ISI and Secretary Foreign Affairs also attended the meeting. Mr. Ali S. Awadh al Asseri, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia was also present in the meeting. Monitoring Desk adds: King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has urged Pakistani leadership to resolve their internal issues through mutual dialogues, and focus on economy and defence. During the meeting with Prime Minister Gilani Pakistan-India tension, regional situation, Palestine issue and other bilateral issues came under discussion. On this occasion, Gilani apprised Saudi intelligence Chief of the steps taken by government to defuse Pakistan-India tensions in the wake of Mumbai attacks.