ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Friday held a telephonic conversation with President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan to convey warm greetings to him on the blessed occasion of Eid-Ul-Azha.
The prime minister also extended best wishes for the continued progress and prosperity of the brotherly people of the UAE.
Reaffirming the fraternal relations between Pakistan and the UAE, the two leaders reiterated their mutual commitment to further expand and diversify special bilateral relations.
The UAE president reciprocated the greetings from the prime minister and extended best wishes to the people of Pakistan on this occasion.
Shahbaz Sharif extended a cordial invitation to the UAE president to visit Pakistan, which His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed accepted with great pleasure.
Pakistan and the UAE enjoy close fraternal ties for five decades that are rooted firmly in common belief and shared values and culture. The UAE is Pakistan’s largest trading partner in the Middle East and a major source of investments.