Pakistan, UAE sign $200m pact for uplift schemes

Source:  ARY News Published in Current Affairs on Monday, May 07, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed a two hundred million dollars cooperation agreement to execute Phase-III of the UAE-Pakistan Assistance Programme.

The agreement, which will be funded by the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, was signed by UAE-Pakistan Assistance Programme Director, Abdullah Khalifa Al Ghafli, and Commandant MCE, Major General Anwar Ul Haq Chaudhry in Islamabad.

Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and UAE Ambassador to Pakistan Hamad Obeid Al Zaabi were also present on the occasion.

The UAE PAP has been launched with the objective of providing help and humanitarian assistance to the people of Pakistan and support their development initiatives for a better future.

Its mission is to execute development aid projects that offer sustainability and continuous benefits to beneficiaries over the long run.