Reported by: Syed Mussarat Khalil
Pakistan’s new Ambassador Amir Khurram Rathore arrives in Jeddah and meets with Pakistani community & journalists.
Jeddah: Pakistan’s newly appointed Ambassador Amir Khurram Rathore arrived Jeddah. Members of Pakistani community and media persons accorded a warm welcome to him at Consulate. Ambassador thanked to the community and media for coming to meet him and said he feels blessed and honored to be chosen to serve the Pakistani community in Saudi Arabia.
He also listened to the problems of the people and promised immediate solution. Later, Consul General of Pakistan Khalid Majeed hosted a dinner in honor of the Ambassador Amir Khurram Rathore at a local hotel which was attended by Consulate officials, senior members of Pakistani community, business community and media representatives.
The ceremony began with the recitation of the Holy Quran by Qari Muhammad Asif. Addressing the function, Consul General Khalid Majeed congratulated to Ambassador Khurram Rathore on his appointment on behalf of the Pakistani community
The Consul General said that I am proud to have the privilege of working with this wonderful community. This community is full of patriotism and it has best example of national unity. In his speech Ambassador of Pakistan Khurram Rathore thanked all the guests specially Consul General Khalid Majeed for hosting the dinner. The Ambassador lauded the strong relations between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan at all levels.
He said community is our strength. Our community plays a vital role in social welfare. I am proud to have been posted in Saudi Arabia. The Ambassador stressed on the community to promote trade relations between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, he said we should emphasized and play our full role in promoting and strengthening the trade relations between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan.
Remember that Amir Khurram Rathore is an experienced diplomat. He has previously served in various countries. At the end of the ceremony, prayers were offered for the development and prosperity of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.