FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi held important meeting with his UAE counterpart
ISLAMABAD/ABUDHABI – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Monday called on Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his delegation was warmly received by Foreign Minister, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at the UAE’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abu Dhabi. Both sides held detailed discussions after the delegation-level talks.
Foreign Minister Qureshi appreciated the UAE’s progress and development over the last five decades. He attributed this achievement to the sagacious and visionary leadership of the nation. Foreign Minister Abdullah thanked him and acknowledged the valuable role played by the Pakistani Diaspora in the UAE’s growth and prosperity.
The Foreign Ministers reaffirmed their mutual desire to further strengthen cordial relations between the two countries. They reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral relations, discussing ways to enhance cooperation in diverse areas including trade, investment, infrastructure, energy, technology, tourism, and manpower.
Foreign Minister Qureshi outlined his plans for showcasing the history as well as the future potential of Pakistan-UAE cooperation at EXPO 2020 Dubai in October 2021. The Foreign Ministers also discussed ways to provide fresh impetus to existing Pakistan – UAE ties. In this regard, they agreed to facilitate Ministerial level visits from both sides.