Islamabad: H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance of United Arab Emirates arrived today on an official visit to Islamabad.
The visit came to strengthen the bonds of friendship between the two countries and underscores the great importance the UAE leadership attaches to the UAE-Pak relations which have witnessed growth and progress in various fields.
H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, held bilateral talks with H.E. Imran Khan Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan and discussed the ways to further enhance the friendly relations between the UAE and Pakistan, in addition to a number of regional and international issues of mutual interest.
The meeting touched on cooperation between the two countries in the investment, economic, cultural, developmental and agricultural fields, in addition to many vital aspects that are of interest to both countries.
Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan during the meeting stressed on adopting the values of tolerance, coexistence, pluralism and the acceptance of others intellectually, culturally and religiously. He added that UAE has always been a model for its policies towards openness and tolerance established by the founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
Later Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan planted a Ghaf tree in Prime Minister House, as Ghaf was chosen as a symbol of the Year of Tolerance because of the great significance that the tree bears as an indigenous tree as a symbol of the stability of the desert and a witness to old customs.