Saudi delegation visits proposed oil refinery site at Gwadar

GWADAR, Jan 12: A delegation of Saudi Arabia arrived here on Saturday to inspect the site for the proposed oil refinery at the deep seaport city, an ultimate destination of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor.

Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Ghulam Sarwar Khan received the delegation, which was led by Saudi Minister for Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Abdul Aziz D Al Falih.

Ghulam Sarwar Khan said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia were enjoying cordial  relations, a press release said.

Describing the refinery a 'state-of-the-art facility', he said it would the biggest investment of the Saudi government in Pakistan, for which a Memorandum of Understanding was expected to be signed next month.

Chief Executive Officer of Aramco Associates Company Al Buainain Ibrahim Qassim was also part of the delegation.



Posted on: 2019-01-12T16:40:00+05:00