Dubai: UAE Ambassador Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al-Zaabi, called on Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Friday.
According to a statement issued by the PM office, Prime Minister Sherif reaffirmed the importance Pakistan attached to its fraternal relations with the UAE and extended best wishes for the continued progress and prosperity of the brotherly people of the UAE.
The Prime Minister highlighted the extensive devastation caused by the recent floods across Pakistan and the response of the Government to address the dire situation. In this regard, the Prime Minister expressed gratitude for the relief assistance provided by the UAE for the flood-stricken people and for establishing an air corridor to provide humanitarian assistance. The Prime Minister added that Pakistan is committed to further deepen its relations with the United Arab Emirates in all areas of common interest.
Pakistan and the UAE enjoy close fraternal ties for five decades that are rooted firmly in common belief and shared values and culture. The UAE is Pakistan’s largest trading partner in the Middle East and a major source of investments.