Data Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday stated the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was Pakistan’s largest buying and selling companion within the Center East.
“1.6 million Pakistanis dwelling within the UAE is the second largest inhabitants of Pakistanis abroad,” he stated whereas speaking to UAE Ambassador Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Al Zaabi who known as on him right here.
The minister congratulated the envoy for UAE’s plan to organise the mega-event ‘Expo 2020 Dubai’.
The expo would have a “distinctive” Pakistani pavilion, he stated, including that the ministries of commerce and knowledge have been making preparations to take part within the expo.
On the state of affairs within the area, Fawad stated that peace in Afghanistan was within the curiosity of the area.
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“Pakistan has made honest efforts for peace and stability in Afghanistan. Our position within the evacuation of international nationals from Kabul has been appreciated by the entire world,” he stated.
The minister stated the position of the Pakistani neighborhood within the UAE was of “utmost significance” in selling individuals to individuals contacts between the 2 nations.
The UAE ambassador stated that the UAE and Pakistan have been dedicated to strengthening and diversifying relations in all fields. “Pakistan has performed a worthwhile position in stabilising the area, particularly Afghanistan, which is commendable,” he added.
Throughout the assembly, they mentioned different problems with mutual curiosity, together with bilateral relations, promotion of cooperation in varied fields, and the state of affairs in Afghanistan and the area.