UAE ambassador meets CM, announces collaboration in social sector


KARACHI: United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to Pakistan, Hamad Obaid Al-Zaabi, along with Karachi Consul General Naseer Huwaiden Al-Ketbi called on Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday at the Chief Minister House and discussed bilateral relations.

The chief minister was told that the UAE wants work with Pakistan in the social sector, such as the drive against polio and other health care programmes, according to a statement issued. The chief minister, welcoming the decision of the UAE government, said that there is a wide range of issues in which both the countries can work together, particularly Sindh.

“I have already declared an emergency in the health sector and have achieved positive results,” he added.

The chief minister told the UAE envoy that there are vast investment opportunities in Sindh in the energy, transit, and other sectors.

The chief minister presented the traditional Ajrak (cultural shawl) and a Sindhi cap to the visiting diplomats as souvenirs.