UAE lauds Pakistan's role in promoting peace in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said UAE is the biggest trading partner of Islamabad and Pakistani pavilion at the upcoming Dubai Expo will be unique and one of its kind.

Talking to United Arab Emirates Ambassador Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Al-Zaabi in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said the ministries of commerce and information are making strenuous efforts for the mega event.

Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said UAE is home to 1.6 million Pakistanis, the second highest number of Pakistani citizens anywhere in the world.

He said Pakistani diaspora in UAE has a great role in promoting people to people contacts between the two countries.

Talking about situation in Afghanistan, the Minister said peace and stability in Afghanistan is in the best interest of the region.

He said Pakistan made sincere efforts for peace and stability in Afghanistan and its role in evacuation of foreigners from Kabul has greatly been appreciated.

Speaking on the occasion, the Ambassador lauded Pakistan s role for regional stability, especially peace in Afghanistan.