ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephonic conversation today (Saturday)with his UAE's Counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and conveyed heartfelt condolences from the Government and people of Pakistan on the sad demise of Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Finance Minister of the UAE Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum.
Offering prayers for the departed soul, the Foreign Minister paid rich tribute to the life and services of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid, remembering him as a good friend of Pakistan.
UAE's Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan thanked for the considerate gesture.
He also conveyed best wishes for the speedy recovery and good health of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Expressing satisfaction at the progress in bilateral relations, the two Foreign Ministers agreed to strengthen cooperation in diverse fields, further facilitate the ease of travel between the two countries, and reinforce mutual support in multilateral organizations.
They also agreed to continue high-level exchanges between the two countries.