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Govt focused on facilitating Hajj pilgrims: PM

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said his government was focusing on improving facilities for Hajj pilgrims and directed the ambassador to personally supervise arrangements for the forthcoming Hajj.

Talking to Pakistan’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Khan Hasham here at the PM House, the prime minister emphasised on providing maximum facilities to Pakistani pilgrims during Hajj as he expressed satisfaction over last year’s Hajj arrangements.

He said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia maintained cordial and brotherly relations marked by commonalities on all issues of mutual interest at regional and international level.

He said special attention be given to Pakistani community residing in Saudi Arabia with a particular focus on community’s  access to consular services.

He asked the ambassador to regularly interact with the Pakistani community and promptly resolving their problems.

The prime minister said a significant number of Pakistani workers were earning their livelihood in Saudi Arabia and they should be facilitated in every respect.