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FM shah Mehmood Qureshi and his Saudi counterpart discussion on COVID-19 – GNP

Foreign minister shah mehmood qureshi telephoned his saudi counterpart prince faisal bin farhan al-saud, to discuss corona-virus pandemic.
Shah Mehmmod Qureshi expressed deep grief on the death of Saudis due to COVID-19 and appreciated Saudi measures toward this pandemic. He further pointed out that the developing countries such as Pakistan are facing grave economic difficulties to face this global challenge. Therefore, prime minister(PM) Imran khan has suggested restructuring of loan of these countries so that they could use their resources to cope with the pandemic and save the precious lives.
Foreign minister condemned missile attacks on the Saudi capitals Riyadh and Jizan and appreciated timely response of Saudi forces.
Saudi foreign minister said that the G-20 virtual summit hosted by Saudi Arabia discussed various aspects to assist developing countries including the proposal of restructuring their loans.
Both sides committed to strengthen their bilateral cooperation against this challenge.