Pakistan desires to further strengthen, diversify ties with UAE: PM

RAHIM YAR KHAN, Dec 31 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Tuesday said that Pakistan attached immense importance to its strategic ties with the United Arab Emirates and was desirous of further strengthening and diversifying the bilateral relations in all areas of cooperation.The Prime Minister said this during his meeting with President of UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan here.Prime Minister Sharif also congratulated President Khalifa for Dubai having been chosen as venue for EXPO 2020 and said that it was a matter of great pride for Pakistan that Dubai has been chosen to host EXPO 2020, and it would enhance the image of the whole region. He appreciated the UAE’s investment in Pakistan and progressive increase of trade between the two countries and said that it was reflective of UAE’s trust in the investor friendly environment in Pakistan.
The Prime Minister said that Pakistan is in a good position to meet the future human resources needs of UAE and added that the already more than 1.25 million Pakistanis working in UAE are a human bridge between the two countries who would continue to play a vital role in the development of UAE. (Courtesy: APP)