Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi arrived in Dubai today (Saturday) on a three-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates.
Senior officials of the UAE Foreign Ministry, Pakistan Ambassador to the UAE Afzal Mehmood and other officials received the Foreign Minister at the Dubai International Airport.
During the visit, the Foreign Minister will meet his counterpart Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and other UAE dignitaries.
He will hold consultations with the UAE's leadership on all areas of bilateral cooperation including collaboration in trade and investment, job opportunities for Pakistani workforce and the welfare of Pakistani Diaspora.
He will also discuss regional and global issues of mutual interest.
The UAE is home to the second largest Pakistani community abroad.
Pakistan and the UAE enjoy strong fraternal ties, rooted deep in common faith and shared history and values.
Foreign Minister's visit to UAE is part of the high level contacts between Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates.
It is expected that Foreign Minister's visit will further strengthen Pakistan's brotherly relations with the UAE.