Foreign Minister meets Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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Islamabad:(Rana Tariq) Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari held a bilateral meeting with H.H Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on the sidelines of the Annual Sir Bani Yas Forum in Abu Dhabi today.

The Foreign Minister expressed his gratitude to the UAE leadership for their generous support for the flood affected people of Pakistan. This was a manifestation of the deep and time-tested brotherly ties between the two nations that have always stood by each other in hours of need. UAE was one of the largest donors of humanitarian assistance during difficult times.

The Foreign Minister congratulated his UAE counterpart on the successful hosting of the annual Sir Bani Yas Forum.

Both Foreign Ministers emphasized the vital importance of Pakistan-UAE relations and agreed to further deepen mutual cooperation in all fields, including economy, trade, energy, and investment. Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari emphasized the need for an increased volume of trade and investment between the two countries.

The two leaders exchanged views on regional and international issues of mutual interest and agreed to continue the close collaboration between the two brotherly countries.