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Post 9/11 Relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia: A Critical Study
This thesis is based on one central question: How did Pakistan maintain the bilateral relationship with Saudi Arabia in the post 9/11? The thesis asserts that the relations of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia not remained stable in the post 9/11. Their relations remained some time stable and some not as easy. The main focus of this thesis was to explore the post 9/11, bilateral relations between Pakistan-Saudi Arabia in economic and defense sectors. It also highlighted the major contributions made by both countries for each other and their role remained important for the development of both countries. This thesis also put light on the figure and facts of the relations existed between both states before 9/11. In order to complete this research the questions were taken into consideration were what is nature of Pak-Saudi bilateral relations post 9/11? What type of defense and economic ties took place between Pak-Saudi relations the post 9/11? What are the venture of these two countries to counter terrorism and radicalism? This research was conducted by using primary and secondary sources. In the last two decades the defense and economic relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia remained stable as many pacts and agreements signed between both states. Though, the relations are stable between them but still some areas have to be over viewed by both states making more strong relations such clear cut objectives of both states towards each other.
t is the essential part of every country to look for all the factors for formulating foreign policy or developing relations with other countries. These factors are geographical borders, culture, faith, defense and the economic preference of that particular country.