ISLAMABAD: Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs, Sheikh Saleh bin Abdulaziz on Monday said he believed that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia will continue to strengthen their historically strong brotherly ties.

Speaking to the media in Islamabad today after meeting with Pakistan’s Minister for Religious Affairs, Sardar Yousuf, Senator Sajid Mir, and MNA Hafiz Abdul Kareem, the Saudi Minister said that his country respects the people of Pakistan as well as the Parliament.

He went on to reiterate that the decision of Pakistan’s Parliament was its own internal matter and every country has the freedom to make such decisions. Sardar Yousuf said both countries will work towards reforming Arabic instruction in seminaries.