Islamabad (Staff Report/Agencies): Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdulrehman Al-Thani on Tuesday met with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to discuss matters pertaining to the region.

The Gulf diplomatic crisis came under discussion, with the Qatari side urging Pakistan to play a part in diffusing the tense situation.

PM Nawaz assured the guest that Pakistan would play its part in diffusing the crisis and finding a solution.

“We want a peaceful resolution of the crisis between the two nations,” the PM added.

Nawaz Sharif stressed that Pakistan maintains close, friendly and cooperative relations with all GCC countries and is concerned at the recent crisis in Middle East.

He said the people and government of Pakistan wish to see a diplomatic solution of the problem between brotherly Islamic countries.

The Prime Minister appreciated the sagacity and wisdom of Emir of Kuwait.

The Foreign Minister of Qatar expressed his gratitude to the Prime Minister for the warm reception and reiterated Qatar’s desire to further enhance bilateral relations between the two countries.

Sheikh Mohammed briefed the Prime Minister on Qatar’s response to the demands of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt and on the current status of the mediation efforts Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.