RIYADH ,OCT 25 : Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday while ensuring Pakistan’s to the security of Saudi Arabia said that Pakistan will always stand with Saudi Arabia against any threat to its security, sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Addressing the Saudi-Pak Investment Forum in Riyadh on Monday, reaffirming Pakistan s long-standing deep fraternal relations with Saudi Arabia, the prime minister underscored the reverence Pakistanis have for the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and gratitude for Saudi Arabia s abiding support to Pakistan at every juncture.
Imran Khan underlined that the geo-strategic position offers Pakistan distinctive opportunities to stimulate intra-region trade by building regional connectivity on modern lines.
To realize that potential, the Prime Minister underscored the historic shift in Pakistan s strategic focus from geo-politics to geo-economics.
He said Pakistan has excellent relations with China and that there could be further economic dividends if the unresolved dispute of Jammu and Kashmir is peacefully resolved with India.
He said that India and Pakistan can move forward as good neighbors and we want to restore cricketing ties with India.
The prime minister said that yesterday Pakistan made history in the T20 World Cup by defeating India.
He urged the Saudi companies and entrepreneurs to benefit from Pakistan s strategic location as well huge investment potential in diverse areas of economy including housing and construction.
Imran Khan particularly mentioned the mega development projects of Ravi City and Central Business District in Lahore.
He said it is the right time for Saudi investors to benefit from these projects.
The Investment Forum was attended by senior representatives of the leading Saudi companies and entrepreneurs as well as Pakistani businessmen.