ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Tuesday said Pakistan attached great importance to its friendly and fraternal relations with brotherly people and government of United Arab Emirates.
In a meeting with Ambassador of United Arab Emirates Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al Zaabi, who called on him here, he said the strong mutual relationship was immensely beneficial for the people of both countries, adding a huge number of Pakistani expatriates were working in UAE and contributing to its economy, said a press release.
He said UAE was one of the largest investors in Pakistan and “we would like to further strengthen bilateral partnership in diverse fields”.
He said the two countries shared religious and cultural values and had unanimity of views on issues of significance.
Pakistan offered vast opportunities for Foreign Direct Investment and would like to undertake joint ventures with UAE in various fields including culture and information, he added.
The ambassador said, “We share common views with current PTI dispensation as a far as its agenda to raise the standard of living of the people of Pakistan and create a better society is concerned.”
He briefed the minister about the ongoing projects initiated by UAE in Pakistan.
The minister assured full support and assistance in furthering the goal of strengthening bilateral relations and extended assistance of the ministry in projection and highlighting of UAE projects in Pakistan.