Islamabad, January 04, 2021 (PPI-OT): United Arab Emirates Ambassador Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al-Zaabi called on Minister for Defence Production, Zubaida Jalal Khan in Rawalpindi today (Monday). Minister for Defence Production welcomed the dignitary and conveyed that Pakistan greatly values its relations with UAE and considers it as an important and longstanding partner in the Middle East.
The UAE Ambassador expressed his country’s resolve for working with Pakistan together in all spheres of Civil and Defence fields of collaborations. The Minister highlighted Pakistan’s desire and commitment to work closely with UAE in the defence industrial domain. She also lauded UAE vision 2030 on indigenization and technological advancement of Defence Industry of UAE. She emphasized that there are areas of mutual interest and benefits to be explored by both the countries under the UAE vision 2030 and present Govt’s policy of Public Private Partnership of Defence Industry of Pakistan.
The visiting dignitary acknowledged the efforts of Pakistan and said that both countries are ready to provide further impetus to their bilateral ties. The dignitary also extended invitation for the honourable Minister to attend the IDEX 2021 being held next month.
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