ISLAMABAD, June 5 (TNS): After major development in Gulf region, Pakistan on Monday said that Islamabad has no immediate plans to cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, Foreign Office spokesperson said.
In a statement, spokesperson Nafees Zakaria clarified that the country has no such plans to break diplomatic relations with Doha.
The FO statement came after surprise severing of ties with Qatar by Islamabad’s key ally, Saudi Arabia, and other Middle East nations.
“At the moment there is nothing on Qatar issue, (we) will issue a statement if some development takes place,” Zakaria said.
Pakistan enjoys great economical and brotherly ties with Qatar and current government in Islamabad has sealed multibillion dollar LNG deal.
Hundreds thousand Pakistanis also work in tiny oil rich state who send huge foreign remittance to Pakistan.
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates announced on Monday they were severing diplomatic ties with Qatar, as they accused the Gulf state of supporting terrorism.