Saturday, February 4, 2023

FM asks his UAE counterpart to resolve difficulties being faced by Pakistani community

FM asks his UAE counterpart to resolve difficulties being faced by Pakistani community

ABU DHABI (92 News) - Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi called on his UAE counterpart Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi.

During the meeting, FM Qureshi apprised his counterpart of the difficulties being faced by the Pakistani community in the UAE and stressed the need for their early resolution.

Both the leaders have agreed to develop an institutional mechanism to strengthen bilateral relations. The two sides exchanged views on bilateral relations and promotion of cooperation in various fields and regional issues.

FM Qureshi said Pakistan and the UAE have deep, historic and fraternal ties. He said UAE has always supported Pakistan in the hour of trial.

He said about 1.6 million Pakistanis living in the UAE have been contributing to the UAE's development for the last many decades. He said the Pakistani community in the UAE has a pivotal role in promotion of contacts at public level between the two countries.

The minister apprised his counterpart of the difficulties being faced by the Pakistani community in the UAE and stressed the need for their early resolution.

They also discussed the positive progress made with regard to the establishment of peace in Afghanistan.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan is committed to continue its sincere efforts for peace and stability in the region, including the Afghan peace process. He also apprised his counterpart about the deteriorating security situation in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.