FO Pakistan welcomes Saudi Arabia decision

Islamabad: The Government of Pakistan welcomes the extension by the Custodian of Two Holy Mosques HH King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz of the grace period till November 4, 2013 enabling thousands of Pakistanis in the Kingdom to correct their resident/labour status in accordance with the new labour laws of the Kingdom.

The large Pakistani Community in the Kingdom has been contributing to the development of Saudi Arabia and is serving as a bridge of goodwill and special ties between our two brotherly countries, said a statement of the FO here Thursday.