Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, met Pakistan International Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi immediately and obtained a message from Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.
The overseas minister, who’s on a two-day go to to the UAE, conveyed his prime minister’s greetings and a message on strengthening pleasant relations between the UAE and Pakistan.
Earlier, Qureshi was obtained on the Dubai Worldwide Airport by Pakistan Consul Basic Ahmed Amjad Ali and Imtiaz Gondal, Deputy Head of Mission on the Pakistan Embassy in Abu Dhabi. Throughout his go to from December 17 to 18, Qureshi is predicted to carry conferences with the UAE officers and still have media interplay.
In accordance with Pakistan International Workplace assertion, the International Minister will maintain discussions with the UAE management on all areas of mutual curiosity together with regional and world points. “The International Minister will change views on bilateral cooperation, particularly commerce, funding and the welfare of Pakistani diaspora.” UAE is residence to the second largest Pakistani neighborhood overseas with greater than 1.four million abroad Pakistanis residing right here. Qureshi left for Abu Dhabi for conferences after touchdown in Dubai on Thursday.
“Pakistan and the UAE get pleasure from historic fraternal relations, rooted firmly in shared historical past, widespread religion, values and mutual respect. Excessive-level visits are an vital characteristic, which not solely exhibit cordial ties between the 2 international locations but in addition accord the management a possibility to provide additional impetus to strengthening bilateral cooperation on a variety of points,” the assertion added.
International Minister Qureshi had earlier visited the UAE in January this yr to attend the ninth Sir Bani Yas Discussion board which mentioned points associated to the Center East.