Pakistani leadership congratulates UAE President on re-election - GulfToday

Pakistani leadership congratulates UAE President on re-election

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Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan

 Pakistan’s President, Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan have congratulated His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on his re-election for a fourth five-year term as the country's President by the Supreme Council of the Union.

"The President and the Prime Minister have lauded the visionary leadership of Sheikh Khalifa and his invaluable contribution to UAE’s progress and prosperity," Pakistan Foreign Office said in a statement last night.

They have also expressed the resolve to "further fortify the fraternal ties between Pakistan and the UAE and to take this vital partnership to a new level," the foreign office said.

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi also congratulated Sheikh Khalifa Bin on being re-elected President of the UAE for a fourth five-year term.

Sheikh Kalifa re-elected President of UAE

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. File photo

''Our congratulations to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on being re-elected as President of UAE. I am confident that under his dynamic and visionary leadership, our friendship and our Comprehensive Strategic Partnership will continue to further grow and deepen,'' said Narendra Modi in a message of congratulations on his Twitter account.

Sheikh Khalifa is the incumbent President of the UAE and was first elected President of the UAE by the Supreme Council of the Union on 3rd November, 2004.

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