The Chairman for Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir, Shehryar Khan Afridi has called on United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister for Culture, Youth and Social Development Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak Al Nahayan in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
During the meeting, Shehryar Khan Afridi conveyed a special message to the Sheikh and said that under Prime Minister Imran Khan, the ties between the two friendly nations would further be cemented. He said that Pakistan and UAE had a wonderful relationship and both the countries would further these ties in the near future.
On the occasion, Sheikh Nahayan Bin Mubarak said that UAE and Pakistan are tied in decades of brother ties and the Overseas Pakistanis living in the UAE have provided further impetus to the historical and friendly ties between the two states. He said that due to the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Abu Dhabi group would further their investments in Pakistan and a new project worth US$ 500 would be started in Pakistan soon.
Shehryar Khan Afridi has said that raised the issues faced by the overseas Pakistanis in the UAE and requested the minister to play a role in resolving those issues.
Sheikh Nahayan bin Mabarak assured Shehryar Afridi that the problems faced by Pakistani diaspora in the UAE would be resolved amicably. He said that the UAE has become an attraction for the world investors and Pakistanis along with people from all over the world have been representing their culture really well.
The UAE Minister appreciated Shehryar Khan Afridi’s efforts in activating youth of Pakistan on the issue of Indian Illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir saying it was need of the hour.
“I extend my good wishes to the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan for all his future endeavors,” he added.
It was the second high level contact between the two countries after the recent visit of Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi to the UAE.