A high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif discussed recent developments in the Middle East and assured Pakistan’s full support to Saudi Arabia’s territorial integrity.
The meeting was attended by Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Advisor on National Security Sartaj Aziz, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif and Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman.
Addressing the meeting, the prime minister said Pakistan enjoys close and brotherly relations with Saudi Arabia as well as other Gulf Cooperation Council states, and attaches great importance to their security.
The meeting decided that a delegation comprising Defence Minister and Advisor to Prime Minister on National Security will visit Saudi Arabia tomorrow to assess the situation.
Senior representatives from the armed forces will also accompany the delegation.