A large UAE delegation led by the Minister of State and CEO of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, called on Prime Minister

October 26, 2018

UAE Delegation conveys clear directions of the H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed to elevate UAE Pakistan relationship to a long term strategic comprehensive economic partnership 

A large UAE delegation led by the Minister of State and CEO of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan today. 
Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed the delegation that had been sent on the specific directions of HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Crown Prince of UAE, with whom the Prime Minister met on 19 September 2018 in Abu Dhabi and agreed to strengthen economic, trade and investment relations. 
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 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, Advisor to the PM on Commerce, MoS/Chairman BOI and the Foreign Secretary. 
Prime Minister conveyed his best wishes for the health and happiness of the UAE leadership. 


Islamabad 
26 October, 2018