Ambassador of the UAE calls on PM Shehbaz


H.E. Mr. Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al-Zaabi, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Pakistan, called on Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, today.

While extending warm felicitations to Mr. Shehbaz Sharif on his assumption of office as the Prime Minister of Pakistan, the Ambassador reaffirmed UAE’s desire to further strengthen bilateral relations.

The Prime Minister thanked the UAE Ambassador and lauded his efforts to promote bilateral cooperation between Pakistan and the UAE in various fields.

The Prime Minister conveyed his warm greetings for the UAE leadership and expressed his firm resolve to closely engage with them to further deepen and broaden this vital partnership. He also expressed deep appreciation for the vision of the UAE leadership for inspirational transformation of the country in the span of just 50 years.

The Prime Minister underscored his Government’s commitment to further advance the economic dimension of the relationship, focusing on enhanced trade, investment, energy, infrastructure, food security, and employment generation.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif affirmed that Pakistan and the UAE had always enjoyed special relations which are firmly rooted in shared history, common faith and geographical proximity. He underlined that these relations were further amplified by close people-to-people contacts.

The Prime Minister also acknowledged the important role of expatriate Pakistanis in development of the UAE, which are serving as a strong bridge between the two countries.

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