Islamabad. April 17 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that the restoration of relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran is welcome. It is expected that the relations between the two countries will improve with the passage of time. Due to the huge increase in the prices of other commodities, Muslim countries, including Pakistan, are facing a difficult situation. They are grateful to the brotherly countries for their help in the flood situation. There is a need for a common plan of action on the aggression of the occupying forces in Palestine.
He expressed these views while addressing the iftar dinner in honor of the ambassadors of Islamic countries. A large number of federal ministers and ambassadors of Muslim countries were present on this occasion. The prime minister said that Ramadan itself conveys a message of accountability and compassion and goodwill. The restoration of relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran in this holy month is welcome. The relations between the countries will improve with the passage of time.
The Prime Minister said that the prices of petroleum and other commodities in the world market have increased tremendously and have become beyond the reach of developed countries like Pakistan. Many Muslim countries are also worried about this situation. The Prime Minister said that Pakistan faced the worst flood situation as a result of climate change. Turkey and Syria were widely affected by the earthquake.
He said that Pakistan is grateful to all brotherly Muslim countries including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait and Malaysia for helping the country. We will always remember the way our brotherly countries helped us in difficult times. The Prime Minister expressed his concern over the aggression of the armed forces in Palestine and said that hundreds of people were martyred as a result of the aggression of the armed forces in Palestine during the past months. We express our solidarity with Palestine on this situation. He also stressed on the need for a common plan of action on the situation in Palestine.
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