ISLAMABAD: UAE Ambassador to Pakistan Hamad Obaid Al-Zaabi on Wednesday called on Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Issues of mutual interest were exchanged. The Foreign Minister said that Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates have a long-standing fraternal relationship, based on common religious, cultural values and people-to-people contacts. He said that the UAE leadership has always stood by Pakistan in difficult times. About 1.6 million Pakistanis reside in the UAE. The Foreign Minister provided UAE assistance in the areas of health, education, energy and infrastructure development. Referring to his visit to the UAE and meetings with the UAE leadership in December 2020, the Foreign Minister said that high-level bilateral visits would help further strengthen bilateral relations. Foreign Minister at the "Expo" to be held in Dubai in 2021 3500 square The UAE Ambassador thanked the Foreign Minister for his support in providing support for the "Pakistani Pavilion" comprising of meters. He hinted at making efforts.