Kuala Lampur: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday claimed that Saudi Arab pressurized Pakistan not to attend Kuala Lampur summit.
As per details garnered, Erdogan said that Kingdom threatened Prime Minister Imran Khan with extreme measures including the imposition of economic sanctions on the country and deportation of its citizens working in the Kingdom.
Likewise KSA added that it will withdraw its $6bn deposited in State Bank of Pakistan (SBP).
Turkish president went on to say that unfortunately this is not the first time when KSA pressurized Pakistan
“There are 4 million Pakistanis working in Saudi Arabia. They would send back to Pakistanis and re-employ Bangladeshi people instead”, Erdogan was quoted as saying.
According to Erdogan, due to its economic difficulties, Pakistan had to obey such threats, while implying that Indonesia has also suffered from similar problems.