PM Shehbaz for exploring economic dimension of Pak-UAE ties

UAE ambassador congratulates Shehbaz on assuming office, reaffirms UAE’s desire to strengthen bilateral relations

APP April 19, 2022
PM Shehbaz Sharif meets with UAE Ambassador Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al-Zaabi. PHOTO: APP


Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday emphasised his government’s commitment to further advance and explore economic relations with the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The premier expressed his views during a meeting with UAE Ambassador Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al-Zaabi, who called on the PM to congratulate him on assuming office and reaffirmed UAE’s desire to further strengthen bilateral relations with Pakistan.

During the meeting, PM Shehbaz stressed upon enhancing trade, investments, energy, infrastructure, food security and employment generation between the two countries. He affirmed that Pakistan and the UAE had always enjoyed special relations, which were firmly rooted in shared history, common faith and geographical proximity.

The premier added that close diplomatic ties had also helped strengthen the relations between the UAE and Pakistan.

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Shehbaz also acknowledged the important role of the Pakistani expatriate community in UAE’s development, which serves as a bridge between the two countries.

PM Shehbaz conveyed his warm greetings to the UAE leadership and expressed his commitment to closely engage with them on further deepening and broadening the vital partnership. He expressed deep appreciation for the vision of the UAE’s leadership with regard to the inspirational transformation of the country in the span of 50 years.

Pakistan and the UAE enjoy close fraternal ties marked by decades of close collaboration. High-level interactions serve as continuous momentum to the growth of bilateral cooperation.


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