President of Pakistan confers / Hilal Pakistan / on UAE Ambassador Al Shamsi
Islamabad 23 march, The President of Pakistan General Pervez Muhsarraf
today conferred the civil award / Hilal ,e- Pakistan on the Ambassador of UAE
in Islamabad Ali Mohammed Al Shamsi at the Presidential Palace as the country is celebrating / Pakistan day /.
Ambassador Al Shamsi
was decorated with the highest civil award in recognition of his
meritorious services in further strengthening the bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries.
uae ambassador medal
uae ambassador medal
A brief statement was read during the ceremony . It said that through his
vital and dynamic efforts the bilateral relations between the two countries were strengthened to historical depth and since his
assignment to head the Mission in Pakistan on the personal empowerment of (late) Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al - Nahyan, the Founder of the U-A-E
, Ambassador Al Shamsi
has given an impetus to the bilateral relations at all Political, Economic and Social levels which has greatly helped in deepening the mutual understanding within the framework of the policy objectives and similarity in perceptions on regional and international issues.
At the economic level, Ambassador al Shamsi
efforts towards an interaction between the public and private sectors of both countries.
Thanks to his
unflinching efforts, the UAE's
investment ranks as the largest among the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) which have multiplied to three fold during his
The Ambassador has witnessed signing of several agreements including the most significant recent agreement between the Emirates Communication Cooperation (ETISALAT) and the Government of Pakistan.
Furthermore, various other agreements were concluded in different sectors of communication, banking , oil & gas, real Estate etc.
The statement referred to his
keen interest in the social welfare field.
The Ambassador frequently inspected the Social Welfare Projects set up by the Founder of UAE
(late) Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan and His
Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, President of UAE
in various areas of Pakistan including hospitals, Universities, schools and amenities to ensure their maintenance according to the needs .
In humanitarian grounds, Ambassador al Shamsi
personally facilitated the task of the UAE's
rescue and relief operation teams in the earth quake affected areas.
himself supervised the distribution of relief goods sent by UAE
in coordination with the Pakistan Army
and other concerned authorities.
also managed the airlifting of several serious injured cases to UAE
also extended his
assistance to the affected areas by providing Water Purification Plants at three places and further setting up of a Tentage Village, a School and a Medical care Centre, sponsored by UAE Red Crescent in Balakot.