Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has called on his United Arab Emirates (UAE) counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi on Friday. The two Foreign Ministers reviewed all aspects of bilateral relations and exchanged views on regional and global issues.
During the meeting, both the sides have agreed to enhance the existing strong bilateral ties, in particular in the areas of economy, trade and investment.
The Pakistani Foreign Minister elaborated the worsening situation in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and the precarious security situation in South Asia. He also outlined Pakistan’s consistent efforts to support peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan.
FM Qureshi assured his UAE counterpart of active participation in the Expo 2020. He appreciated the UAE’s leadership for its consistent support to Pakistan, especially during the novel Covid19 pandemic.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi also acknowledged positive contribution of Pakistani professionals and workers in the UAE, towards progress and development of both countries.
The Foreign Minister discussed with his counterpart matters pertaining to Pakistani Diaspora’s welfare and stressed the need to further strengthen people to people linkages between the two brotherly countries.
He cordially extended an invitation to his UAE counterpart to visit Pakistan on mutually convenient dates in near future which he graciously accepted.