ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif Monday said no decision of sending Pak Army to Saudi Arabia had yet been taken and that the news in this regard in some sections of foreign media were baseless.
While refuting the news that Pakistan had sent combat troops to Saudi Arabia, he said the national institutions would be taken into confidence before any decision over Yemen Conflict.
Talking to a private news chennel, Defence Minister said Saudi Arabia had not yet requested Pakistan to send its army.
A delegation would visit Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to meet Saudi officials, he said, adding, the delegation would give briefing to the government upon returning.
The minister, however, mentioned that the territorial integrity of Saudi Arabia would be defended and if there was any threat to it, all the resources of Pakistan would be available.
Pakistan enjoy brotherly relations with Saudi Arabia which would be taken into consideration before any decision, he added.
Asif said Pakistan give importance to the unity of Muslim Ummah and that the brother Islamic countries would be contacted to find a solution of the conflict.
Pakistan was willing to play the role of a ‘Mediator’, if given, and want that Yemen Conflict should not prolong, he underlined.