The Embassy of United Arab Emirates Islamabad has endowed 7600bottles of hand sanitizers and references books to the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) here on Tuesday.
The initiative was the part of the UAE Embassy’s hygiene campaign “Let’s give everyone a clean hand” to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Earlier, a meeting was held here at the new campus of the university between H.E. Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Al Zaabi, the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, and Dr. Hathal bin Hamoud Al-Otaibi, President IIUI.
Issues pertaining to mutual interests such as further strengthening the academic ties and enhancing bilateral educational cooperation were discussed.
On the occasion, Dr. Hathal lauded the efforts of the Embassy and apprised the Ambassador regarding the University’s vision, objectives, activities, and achievements. IIUI President said that IIUI is keen to further enhance cooperation in the field of Higher Education with the universities of the Muslim world.
Ambassador Al Zaabi on the occasion hailed IIUI for its services and termed the university as one of the vital institutions of the Muslim world.
Talking about Pak-UAE ties, The Ambassador pointed out that the deep-rooted relations between UAE and Pakistan are based on political, economic, and trade relations, defense and security ties, cultural cooperation, and exchange of experiences.
the Ambassador said that the UAE leadership always has given importance to assist the health and education sectors in the brotherly Islamic Republic of Pakistan.