Prime Minister Imran Khan had a telephone conversation with Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
A press-release by the Office of the Prime Minister stated that the two leaders reaffirmed the existing close fraternal relations between Pakistan and the UAE and reiterated the resolve to further solidify and strengthen the multifaceted bilateral relationship.
Furthermore, the two leaders also exchanged views on COVID-19 pandemic and regional and international issues of mutual interest.
The Prime Minister and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan agreed to continue working closely to enhance bilateral ties as well as cooperation in multilateral organizations.
The conversation comes in a series of increased interactions between the two states. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi payed a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates in mid-December.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed that FM Qureshi held discussions with the Emirati leadership “on all areas of mutual interest including regional and global issues” and exchanged views on “bilateral cooperation, in particular trade, investment and the welfare of Pakistani diaspora.”