Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Ahmed Amjad Ali (left) hold talks in Dubai on Thursday. Twitter photo
Jamil Khan, Senior Reporter
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday landed in Dubai for a two-day official visit during which he will hold discussions with the UAE leadership on all areas of mutual interest.
Qureshi was received by Pakistan's Consul General in Dubai and Northern Emirates, Ahmed Amjad Ali, along with senior officials from the Pakistan embassy and UAE foreign ministry, at Dubai International Airport.
Qureshi will meet the high leadership of the UAE during his two-day visit.
These meetings will discuss various matters of mutual interest, including the promotion of trade and economic cooperation between Pakistan and the UAE.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Ahmed Amjad Ali (R) during their meeting in Dubai.
Earlier, a press meet with Pakistani journalists working in the UAE was scheduled for Thursday afternoon but had to be postponed due to the minister’s busy schedule.
The welfare of Pakistanis abroad is one of the top priorities of the Pakistan government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan. Qureshi will meet the Pakistani community based in the UAE on different platforms.
This visit of the minister is a continuation of promoting high-level connections with Muslim countries.It is expected that the relations between Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates will be more stable with this visit of Qureshi.
Sheikh Mohamed stressed the UAE's unwavering stance in supporting peace, stability and dialogue in the Indian subcontinent for the benefit of the people.
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.
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.
Lake Worth Fire Chief Ryan Arthur said two pilots were taken to hospital after ejecting off the plane on Sunday.
“We are finalising arrangements with the UAE to include their nationals and residents in our plans to open up to the fully vaccinated from other countries from 4 October.”
The events reflect confidence in UAE's efforts and success to contain the global epidemic crisis after reaching a high social level that allowed it to start a safe return to life with stringent measures to ensure the safety of its residents and visitors.