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Saudi Arabia wants to invest in CPEC

S Arabia keen to invest in CPEC, Gwadar projects: Envoy

Ambassador of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to Pakistan Nawaf Ahmad Al Malkiy on Wednesday said his country is mulling to invest in China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and Gwadar port projects.

While talking to state media, the ambassador said that the CPEC is a huge project, which would create many investment opportunities.

He further said that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are fully engaged to strengthen and enhance their cooperation in military, economic and other sectors to benefit the people of both countries as they enjoy brotherly relations.

While replying to a question, Nawaf said that Saudi government is making all-out efforts facilitate Hujjaj with best of everything, adding that more than 500,000 officials, volunteers, are deployed during Haj to serve the pilgrims.

The ambassador stressed that the Muslim Ummah should get united to overcome the challenges being faced by it.

He said that the unflinching friendship between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia would be further strengthened in the time to come through mutual trust, love and respect for each other. The present Pakistani leadership will continue its efforts to build strong relations with Saudi Arabia, he added.

He said his mission in Pakistan is to provide support to its people as it is his second home.

thenews.com.pk

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