A high-level UAE delegation comprising CEOs/senior officials of major companies, including Mobadla Petroleum, ADIA (Sovereign Wealth Funds), Etisalat, DP World, Dubai Investment Authority, Emaar Company, Aldahra Agriculture and Abu Dhabi Fund for Development called on the Foreign Minister today. The delegation headed by H.E Dr. Sultan Aljaber, Minister of State and CEO of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), is on a one-day visit to Pakistan, at the invitation of Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi. The visit is a follow up of the Prime Minister’s official visit to Abu Dhabi on 19 September and his understanding with Crown Prince HH Sheikh Muhammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to forge closer economic, trade and investment relations between the two countries in all areas of common interest.
Welcoming the delegation, the Foreign Minister observed with satisfaction that the visit was an indication of a new beginning in the bilateral relations and will increase UAE’s footprint in a number of sectors in Pakistan. Lauding the excellence achieved by UAE in renewable energy, petroleum and petrochemicals, sea water desalination, agricultural research, infrastructure development and hospitality industry, in a short span of time, the Foreign Minister urged greater cooperation between the two countries in these areas for sharing experiences and best practices. Looking forward to the much anticipated visit of HH Muhammad Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan to Pakistan, he expressed satisfaction with the steady progress of bilateral relations, following the Prime Minister’s visit to Abu Dhabi last month. Referring to Foreign Minister, HH Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s invitation for participation in Sir BaniYas Forum next month, the Foreign Minister expressed his keen desire to engage closely with UAE leadership, to bring the two brotherly countries and their people closer together.
The Foreign Minister conveyed his profound regards and best wishes for the leadership of UAE and his prayers for the continued peace, progress and prosperity of its brotherly people.
26 October 2018