Islamabad, May 19, 2014 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister’s Special Envoy, Ambassador Javed Malik who is also the president of the prestigious Diplomat Business Club, has said that successful Pakistani professionals and businessmen in UAE are playing a vital role towards growing bilateral relations between Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates.
He was speaking at a ceremony to felicitate the appointment of prominent UAE based Pakistani banker, Wajahat Husain as the new President and CEO of United Bank Limited. The ceremony was attended by diplomats, businessmen and professionals from UAE, Pakistan and other countries.
While appreciating Wajahat Husain’s valuable contributions to banking, Ambassador Javed Malik said that “Mr. Wajahat Husain’s elevation to the prestigious position of President and CEO of one of largest banks in Pakistan is glowing example of how the dynamic of Pakistani community in UAE has evolved positively, and today Pakistanis in UAE include successful businessmen that own multi-million dollar companies, highly skilled professionals CEOs that operate world-class multinational companies, and a growing number of Entrepreneurs that are making their presence felt in the world of business, trade and commerce activity”.
Highlighting this positivity, Ambassador Javed Malik said that as Pakistanis we must take pride and appreciate when we see our countrymen achieving success because they bring a good name to Pakistan and through them we can not only promote our positive image, but also pave the way for stronger bilateral relations between Pakistan and United Arab Emirates. He also paid tribute to the rulers and people of UAE who have provided a favorable environment to welcome Pakistanis to live, work and do business in the UAE.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Wajahat Husain expressed his appreciation to the Pakistani business community and Ambassador Javed Malik for the facilitation ceremony. He expressed his profound gratitude to the Chairman and Board of Directors United Bank Limited for their confidence in him and highlighted the bank’s journey towards continued success.
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