RAHIM YAR KHAN - Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan attaches immense importance to its strategic ties with UAE. Pakistan is desirous of further strengthening and diversifying bilateral ties in all areas of cooperation, the PM added.
The PM said this while meeting Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, in Rahim Yar Khan on Tuesday.
The Prime Minister also congratulated Sheikh Khalifa for Dubai having been chosen as venue for EXPO 2020 and said that it is a matter of great pride for Pakistan that Dubai has been chosen to host the EXPO 2020, and it would enhance the image of the whole region.
He appreciated the UAE's investment in Pakistan and progressive increase of trade between the two countries and said that it is reflective of UAE's trust in the investor-friendly environment in Pakistan.
The Prime Minister said that Pakistan is in a good position to meet the future human resources needs of UAE and added that the already more than 1.25 million Pakistanis working in UAE are a human bridge between the two countries who would continue to play a vital role in the development of UAE