UAE delegation calls on PM; conveys UAE’s desire to elevate Pak-UAE relationship

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APP94-26 ISLAMABAD: October 26 - Prime Minister Imran Khan receives Minister of State and CEO of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber at PM Office. APP

ISLAMABAD, Oct 26 (APP):A large UAE delegation led by Minister of State and CEO of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Dr.Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber called on Prime Minister Imran Khan here on Friday.
The UAE delegation conveyed clear directions of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed to elevate
UAE-Pakistan relationship to a long term strategic comprehensive economic partnership.
The Prime Minister welcomed the delegation that had been sent on the specific directions of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Crown Prince of UAE, with whom the Prime Minister met on September 19, 2018 in Abu Dhabi and agreed to strengthen economic, trade and investment relations.
The Prime Minister said that the composition and important membership of this delegation reflected UAE’s seriousness about strengthening the historic relations with Pakistan.
He highlighted the immense investment opportunities in renewable energy, petroleum and petrochemicals, sea water desalination, agricultural research and infrastructure development in Pakistan.
The Prime Minister encouraged the visiting delegation to explore these areas for investment.
Minister of State Dr. Al Jaber evinced UAE corporate sector’s interest to invest in Pakistan.
He underscored that Pakistan had a lucrative market and a special geographic location.
He conveyed UAE’s desire to elevate the relationship to a long term strategic economic partnership.
Both sides agreed to achieve real and tangible results in the shortest possible time frame.
The Prime Minister was accompanied during the meeting by Ministers for Foreign Affairs, Finance, Power, Planning, Advisor to PM on Commerce, MoS/Chairman BOI and the Foreign Secretary.
The Prime Minister conveyed his best wishes for the health and happiness of the UAE leadership.