Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has extended thanks to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, for pardoning 572 Pakistani prisoners on the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan.
A statement issued by the office of Pakistan's Prime Minister said that Pakistan appreciates this initiative, which would contribute to enhancing friendly bilateral relations.
The Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan, Asad Qaiser, has characterised his country's relations with UAE as a model to be copied for "steadily growing ties" across multiple domains, hailing the significant support provided by the UAE to accelerate the economic development and social care drive in his country.
The top parliamentarian, at a meeting with UAE Ambassador to Pakistan, Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al Zaabi, spoke high of the UAE's assistance for the education, health and infrastructure sectors in Pakistan, recalling the noble efforts made by late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan to bolster bilateral relations.
He described the recent visit to Pakistan by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, as "historic and reflective" of the longstanding relations between the two countries.
Sheikh Mohamed stressed the UAE's unwavering stance in supporting peace, stability and dialogue in the Indian subcontinent for the benefit of the people.
Mozzam Ahmad Khan expressed his appreciation of the prudent policy being pursued by the UAE President and his prominent role at the regional and international levels.
Over 407 million drops of polio vaccine have been delivered to more than 71 million Pakistani children as part of the Emirates Polio Campaign implemented in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan since 2014 till the end of April 2019, the UAE-Pakistan Assistance Programme (UAEPAP) has announced.
In our religion, as in our Arab culture, standing by the vulnerable and people in need is a duty, not a choice. It is also a daily responsibility and not a sporadic reaction," the Sharjah Ruler continued at the virtually-held awarding ceremony of SIARA’s 2021 edition organised by TBHF.
A dead Bryde whale with a length of over 12 metres and weighing 15 tonnes was found by DP World in Dubai waters.
A 30-year-old unemployed Arab man was arrested for impersonating an undercover police officer in women's attire and robbing an Asian man of Dhs6,700 in Al Rigga, Dubai.