PM Shehbaz expresses resolve to transform economy through collaboration with UAE

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has expressed the iron resolve of his government to completely transform Pakistan’s economy through collaboration, joint ventures, and knowledge sharing partnership with the United Arab Emirates. Addressing a round-table session “Innovate Together: UAE-Pakistan Tech Collaborations,” in Abu-Dhabi today, he said the government is fully focusing on how to promote information technology, and artificial intelligence in various sectors of Pakistan’s economy, including agriculture, mines and minerals, and industry to enhance exports. He also stressed the need to promote IT skills to empower youth, which is sixty percent of Pakistan’s population. The Prime Minister also commended the joint collaboration between the UAE and Pakistani companies to promote digitization of economy and expressed the desire to replicate this in Pakistan. He expressed the commitment to provide highest quality vocational training with modern skills so that they can come to UAE by fulfilling legal formalities. Acknowledging UAE’s support to Pakistan through thick and thin, Shehbaz Sharif said he has broken the begging bowl and his visit is focused on seeking joint collaboration and investments, having mutual benefits for investors. On the occasion, three agreements were signed between Pakistani and UAE companies. These agreements were signed between Labware Arabia and Maison Consulting, Info Tech Group and 800 Inc Holdings, as well as Minsait (INDRA) Spain and Info Tech Group. The Prime Minister also distributed awards among the executives of prominent UAE companies who have investment portfolios in Pakistan.