Foreign Minister Qureshi arrives in UAE on three-day visit
DUBAI: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi arrived in Dubai here on Saturday on a three-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), ARY News reported.
Senior officials of the UAE Foreign Ministry, Pakistan Ambassador to the UAE Afzal Mehmood and other officials received the Foreign Minister at the Dubai International Airport.
During the visit, the foreign minister will meet his counterpart Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and other UAE dignitaries.
He will hold consultations with the UAE’s leadership on all areas of bilateral cooperation including collaboration in trade and investment, job opportunities for the Pakistani workforce and the welfare of the Pakistani Diaspora.
FM will also discuss regional and global issues of mutual interest. The UAE is home to the second-largest Pakistani community abroad.
Later, Addressing the Iftar dinner hosted by Pakistan Business Council Dubai in Dubai, FM Qureshi expressed pleasure that Pakistan’s economic diplomacy is yielding positive results despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
Good to be in the #UAE and to have met the Pakistan Business Council Dubai for a constructive session on #EconomicDiplomacy. The Pakistani community in the UAE continue to play a positive role across all echelons of business & work with great contributions to the devpt of 🇦🇪 & 🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/z7r1eGFD8z
— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) April 17, 2021
Pakistan’s bilateral relations with the UAE are improving day by day, said Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
“Pakistan and the UAE enjoy strong fraternal ties, rooted deep in common faith and shared history and values,” the Foreign Office said. “High-level visits between the two countries have played a pivotal role in providing further impetus to strengthening bilateral cooperation and collaboration on a wide range of issues.”