Islamabad, Oct. 19 (BNA): Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan, Nawaf Saeed Ahmed Al-Maliki, has said that Arabic language can play an effective role for the unity of Muslim world.
According to the Associated Press of Pakistan, APP, he was addressing the inaugural session of the two-days international conference on "Development of Arabic Prose in the 2nd Half of 20th Century", as Chief Guest.
The conference is organised by the Arabic Language Department of the National University of Modern Languages, NUML, in Islamabad.
Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have deep bilateral relations and Saudi Arabia will further increase relations with Pakistan in every field specially in the education sector, the ambassador said, adding that every effort will be taken to bring Muslim world at one platform.
Director-General of NUML Dean Muhammad Ibrahim, Dean of Languages Dr. Safeer Awan, Registrar, Directors, national and international scholars, HoDs, faculty and a large number of students attended the inaugural session.
The ambassador said that the topic of the conference, development of Arabic prose, is very rich area for research and NUML must be appreciated for organising international conference on the said topic.
He said people of the both countries have strong cordial and spiritual relations with each other and his country will take every possible step to further enhance the relations between two countries.
22 research scholars from UAE, Brunei Darussalam, Jordon, Egypt, and Pakistan will present their papers during the conference. -- UAE News Agency (WAM)