ISLAMABAD - Secretary General of National Security Council of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Bandar Bin Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud, in his letter to Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has reiterated desire to further strengthen friendly and special relations in all areas of mutual interest. In a letter addressed to the Prime Minister of Pakistan, following his recent visit to Pakistan, Prince Bandar Bin Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud has expressed warm sentiments of friendship between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. Pakistan deeply values its close, friendly and special relations with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. These relations are based on common bonds of faith, culture and traditions, mutual trust and confidence and popular sentiments of goodwill of the people of the two countries. The government and the people of Pakistan hold the leadership of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, especially Khadim Al-Harmain Al-Sharifain His Majesty King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz in high esteem and remain deeply committed to further strengthening exemplary ties existing between the two brotherly countries.