Qatar foreign minister meets PM Nawaz Sharif

Qatar foreign minister briefs PM Nawaz over Gulf diplomatic crisis

ISLAMABAD (Web desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met the Foreign Minister of Qatar, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, who is on an official visit to Pakistan.

He briefed the PM over Qatar-Saudi rift and the ongoing diplomatic crisis in the Middle East where several countries have compromised ties with the Gulf state. The two senior officials held a meeting in capital where different issues regarding Pak-Qatar relations as well as the regional security and Saudi-led military alliance came under discussion.

PM Nawaz Sharif meets Qatari foreign minister

The Qatari foreign minister highlighted the role of Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah for mediation between the two Middle Eastern countries, shedding light on the demands of allied states for restoration of ties.

PM Nawaz said, “Pakistan has long-term ties with Qatar and deep concerns for the diplomatic crisis between the Gulf states”. He stressed for an end of the confrontation on table.

Al-Thani praised the hospitality given by federal government and credited PM Nawaz.