Pak Prez, Saudi King vow to deepen bilateral ties

Saudi Arabia’s King said Riyadh will always be a steadfast friend of Pak through “thick and thin”.

Updated: Jul 21, 2011, 15:36 PM IST

Jeddah: Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz has vowed to back Pakistan, saying Riyadh will always be a steadfast friend of Islamabad through “thick and thin”.

According to the Daily Times, the pledge was made to Zardari arrived in Jeddah during his official two-day trip.

Zardari had a 75-minute long meeting with King Abdullah at the Royal Palace in Jeddah, which focused on promoting bilateral ties, fighting terrorism and current situation in the Middle East and South Asian region.
The two leaders reiterated their resolve to further deepen the bilateral relations and lay greater stress on economic cooperation.

ANI