Mecca: Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar made a short official visit to Saudi Arabia where he met the team nominated by His Majesty, Custodian of the two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud. Saudi Minister Dr. Musaad Ali Alaiban led the team.
The finance minister, on behalf of the prime minister, conveyed condolences over the Mina tragedy and hoped that the 18 Pakistanis who were still missing would be traced soon. Dr. Musaad assured that the Saudi government was working on the matter and everything possible would be done to trace the missing Pakistanis. Minister Dar thanked the Saudi government for its cooperation in the matter.