A body of economic experts from the United Arab Emirates(UAE) met the newly-elected Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shehbaz Sharif
, on Tuesday to strengthen the “bilateral economic cooperation” between the two nations.
As per the statement, which the Pakistan
Prime Minister’s office issued, both Pakistan & the UAE have mutually consented to boost and strengthen their bilateral economic cooperation in the sectors of trade, infrastructure, energy, petroleum and other fields, as per reports.
The two nations further planned to remain in close connection for the “implementation of the investment & trade decisions made at the leadership level.”
Further, the statement disclosed that Shehbaz Sharif was keen on strengthing the bond between Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates by taking it to a higher level, “especially on the economic front,” as per reports.
It was also mentioned in the statement that the visit of the economic experts to Pakistan in the holy month of Eid had shown the willingness of the UAE Government to invest in the nation.
Earlier, Prime Minister of Pakistan Shehbaz Sharif embarked on a three-day official visit to Saudi Arabia post which he visited UAE. During his visit, Shehbaz held an interaction with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, joined by the Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
As per reports, the two parties reviewed several regional and international issues of common interests.