PM to visit UAE, condoles the death of Sheikh Khalifa PiPa News

PM to visit UAE, condoles the death of Sheikh Khalifa

Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif will visit the United Arab Emirates on Sunday to condole the death of President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

The Prime Minister will call on the newly elected President of the UAE, Sheikh Muhammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on behalf of the government and the people of Pakistan.

According to the APP, the Prime Minister will express sympathy and condolences to the leadership, government and people of Pakistan.

He will reach the country from London where he is currently staying.

“Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates are bound by a close brotherly relationship. Under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, relations between Pakistan and the UAE touched new heights,” a statement issued by the Foreign Office said.

The Government of Pakistan has declared three days of national mourning on the death of Sheikh Khalifa.

PM congratulates Mohamed bin Zayed

Prime Minister Sharif congratulated Sheikh Muhammad bin Zayed on his election as the President of the UAE.

The Prime Minister said in a tweet, ‘Heartfelt congratulations to my brother. @MohamedBinZayed On his election as the new President of the UAE. I wish them all the best and look forward to working together to further strengthen our multi-faceted partnership. Pakistan-UAE fraternity relations are destined to touch new heights. ,

Mohamed bin Zayed elected President of UAE

A day after the death of former leader Sheikh Khalifa, official media said the UAE’s long-time de facto ruler, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, was elected as president on Saturday.

The 61-year-old was unanimously elected by the Federal Supreme Council, the WAM news agency said, to become the ruler of the oil-rich country founded by his father in 1971.

Sheikh Mohammed, often referred to as ‘MBZ’, met with members of the Federal Supreme Council made up of the rulers of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates, as the country enters a period of mourning for his half-brother Sheikh Khalifa.

The ascension of Sheikh Mohammed, which was widely expected, formalizes his position as leader of the 1 crore desert kingdom after years of shots, while Sheikh Khalifa was sidelined by ill health .

Under its low-key directive, the United Arab Emirates has put a man in space, sent a probe to Mars and opened its first nuclear reactor, while developing a more assertive foreign policy for its oil-funded forces. using the.

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