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.
Pakistan Embassy and Consulate in the UAE will remain closed on Tuesday (March 23) on account of the Pakistan Resolution Day.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has inaugurated the Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Road, a 42km road in the Mohmand district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The SCO is a political and security union of countries spanning much of Eurasia, including China, India, Pakistan and Russia.
The pilot was forced to flee Afghanistan – leaving his young family – and travel to the UK on a small boat because he could find no safe and legal route out of the country . He flew 30 combat missions against the Taliban and was praised by his coalition forces supervisor as a “patriot to his nation”, but claims he has been “forgotten” by US and British forces.
A number of areas in the country, on Tuesday, witnessed light to heavy rain, accompanied by lightning and thunder, because of the country being affected by a surface depression.