Islamabad- Defense Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif had a telephonic contact with Saudi Counterpart, on evacuation of Pakistani citizens in Yemen.

According to sources, Pakistani Defense Minister Khawaja M Asif had a detailed conversation with his Saudi counterpart, on the situation in Yemen and steps for the evacuation of Pakistanis stranded there. The Saudi Defence Minister assured that evacuation of stranded Pakistanis will be taken care of, as Saudi citizens and all routes viz land, sea and air will be used.

Saudi government is in contact with Pak embassy in Riyadh.