UAE Ambassador Meets Commerce Minister

Islamabad: The Ambassador of United Arab Emirates Mr. Essa Abdullah Al Basha Al-Noaimi, called on Federal Minister of Commerce, Mr. Makhdoom Amin Fahim here Thursday and presented invitation letter of “3rd global Entrepreneurship Conference and Exhibition” which will be held in Dubai.

The conference will be held under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, December 11 to 12.

The Federal Minister while highlighting the importance of trade relation with UAE said that UAE has become an important trade partner of Pakistan with exports to UAE reaching US $ 2292.3 million in 2011-12.

However, there is substantive potential for increasing the volume of trade. It was also mentioned that UAE is the 3rd biggest foreign investor in Pakistan after USA & UK.

Pakistan’s main exports to UAE are textile, chemical material and compounds, construction materials including cement, cotton , fabrics, essential oil & perfumes, cotton yarn, fish, footwear, fruits & vegetables, jewellery gold and silver ware, machinery and parts, petroleum products, rice and sports goods.

Mr. Essa Abdullah Al Basha Al-Noaimi, emphasized that participation in trade exhibition and exchange of trade delegations would enhance business and commercial opportunities in both the