September 20, 2015

Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Muhammad Nawaz Sharif arrived at Dubai to condole with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, on the sad demise of his son Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, says a press release received here today from Dubai.

UAE Minister for Culture, Youth and Community Affairs Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and the Minister of State for Financial Affairs Sheikh Obaid Humaid Al Tayer received the Prime Minister and his delegation at the Royal airport Dubai. The Prime Minister was accompanied by the Minister of Finance Ishaq Dar, Minister of Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif and the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatimi.

Pakistan Ambassador in United Arab Emirates Asif Durrani, Consul General Javid Jalil Khattak, Special Envoy to the Prime Minister for Overseas Investment Javed Malik and other senior officials of the Embassy and Consulate General were also present at the reception.

The Prime Minister will visit the Za’abeel Palace in the evening for condolence with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit is an expression of solidarity and deep love of the leadership and people of Pakistan. The two countries enjoy cordial relations which are rooted in common culture, history and brotherhood.