Islamabad: Speaker National Assembly Dr. Fehmida Mirza has said that Pakistan attaches high value to its exceptional relations with UAE and wishes to further take them to new heights. She said that Pakistan is thankful to the Government of UAE for its support in time of crisis. She said this while talking to H.E Essa Abdulla Al-Basha Al-Noaimi, Ambassador of United Arab Emirate (UAE) in Parliament House, today.
Dr. Fehmida Mirza said that UAE and Pakistan were tied in eternal bonds of religion, culture and history, therefore, step needs to be taken for further solidifying the existing brotherly relations between two countries. She stressed the need to enhance interaction between parliamentarians and business communities of both the countries.
Madam Speaker praised the role of Sheikha Lubna, UAE Minister for Commerce for enhancing trade between two countries. She asked the Ambassador to convey her felicitations to H.E Mohammed Ahmed Al-Mur, newly elected Speaker of the UAE Federal Council of UAE (National Assembly).
Reciprocating the sentiments, the Ambassador said that his country also attaches immense importance to its relations with Pakistan and would keep on extending its support in time of need. He said that his country would utilize huge economic potential in Pakistan for mutual benefit of both the nations. He said that interaction between parliamentarians and business communities would strengthen relations between two countries.
Later, Ambassador of South Korea Mr. Rok Yong Choc met Speaker National Assembly in Parliament House. While talking to the Ambassador, the Speaker stressed the need to further strengthen relations between Pakistan and South Korea.
She said that steps need to be taken to explore possible venues of collaboration between two countries. She also thanked South Korea for its support in Friend of Democratic Pakistan forum and for floods in Sindh.
Mr. Rok Yong Choc, the Ambassador agreed with Madam Speaker and said that South Korea attaches importance to its relations with Pakistan and wants to further strengthen them through people-to-people and parliamentary interaction.
He said that business communities of both the countries were actively exploring the venues of productive partnership for mutual benefit of both the nations. He invited Madam Speaker to visit South Korea at her early convenience.
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