Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy identical views on most Regional and International issues and both are working side by side in the service of their common interests and objectives.

This he stated while talking to Saudi Minister for Information and culture Dr Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad who called on him in Islamabad.

The Prime Minister said that Pakistan gives great importance to its relations with the Saudi Arabia.

He also expressed his keenness to enhance these relations in various fields in the interest of the two countries.

Nawaz Sharif praised the role of Saudi leadership in support of regional and global security, stability and peace.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif also accepted the invitation of the Saudi king Salman bin Abdul Aziz to attend the upcoming US-Arab and Islamic Summit which will be held in Riyadh later this month.