ISLAMABAD, April 08 (APP): Imaam-e-Kaabah Sheikh Saleh bin Muhammad Bin Talib Saturday called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif here at PM House.
The Prime Minister warmly welcomed the Imaam-e-Kaabah to Pakistan and stated that the people of Pakistan attach great religious and spiritual attachment with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia due to location of Holy Kabbah.
The Prime Minister stated that although Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are geographically located apart but mutual Islamic and cultural values have kept our hearts together. The PM stated that relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have become closer and stronger and the people of both the countries have lot of respect for each other.
The PM emphasized that Islam is the message of love, peace, patience, forgiveness and respect for humanity and it is the need of time to spread this message all over the world.
The PM said that religious leaders and scholars should unanimously counter negative propaganda being wrongly portrayed against Islam.Imaam-e-Kaabah thanked the Prime Minister for the warm welcome accorded to him at Pakistan.
Habeebullah Al-Bokhari Acting Ambassador of Saudi Arabia, Sardar Muhammad Yousaf Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and other senior officials were also present during the meeting.
APP/Was/ VNS Islamabad