ISLAMABAD - Advisor to PM on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz met with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahemd Al Jubeir on the sidelines of the ongoing OIC Council of Foreign Ministers meeting in Kuwait and extended warm congratulations to him on his appointment as foreign minister.

According to Foreign Office, the Advisor also conveyed his deep condolences over the loss of several precious lives in the terrorist attack in Eastern province of Saudi Arabia.

Regional situation and the crisis in Yemen were discussed during the meeting.

The Advisor reiterated Pakistan’s unequivocal support and strong commitment to the security and territorial integrity of Saudi Arabia and protection of the two holy Mosques. He briefed Jubeir on Pakistan s efforts to engage the regional countries to resolve the Yemen crisis in a peaceful manner.

The Advisor briefed the Foreign Minister on the successful outcome of Zarb-e-Azab and the economic turnaround achieved by Pakistan. Referring to the improving investment climate in Pakistan, he mentioned the China Pakistan Economic Corridor Programme involving total investment of 46 billion dollars over the next five to seven years.

Expressing his personal affection for Pakistan, Foreign Minister Jubeir said that he was looking forward to visiting Pakistan in the near future.