PM Imran Khan, UAE delegation discuss economic cooperation
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A UAE delegation led by Minister of State and CEO of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at PM House on Friday.
Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed the delegation that had been sent on the specific directions of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Crown Prince of UAE, with whom the Prime Minister met on September 19, 2018 in Abu Dhabi and agreed to strengthen economic, trade and investment relations.
The prime minister said that the composition and important membership of this delegation reflected UAE’s seriousness about strengthening the historic relations with Pakistan.
He highlighted the immense investment opportunities in renewable energy, petroleum and petrochemicals, sea water desalination, agricultural research and infrastructure development in Pakistan.
Prime Minister Imran Khan encouraged the visiting delegation to explore these areas for investment. Minister of State Dr Al Jaber evinced UAE corporate sector’s interest to invest in Pakistan. He underscored that Pakistan had a lucrative market and a special geographic location.
He conveyed UAE’s desire to elevate the relationship to a long term strategic economic partnership. Both sides agreed to achieve real and tangible results in the shortest possible timeframe. The prime minister was accompanied during the call by Ministers for Foreign Affairs, Finance, Power, Planning, Adviser to the PM on Commerce, MoS/Chairman BOI and the Foreign Secretary.
The prime minister conveyed his best wishes for the health and happiness of the UAE leadership.