He added that this support reflects the strength of ties between the two countries and expressed his satisfaction with the increase in the trade volume between Pakistan and the UAE.
Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has received UAE Ambassador to Pakistan Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al Zaabi at the Prime Minister's Office in Islamabad.
A ministerial committee proposed three names, including Gandhara - the name of the land and its associated civilisation - for Islamabad's new state-of-the-art airport, but all of them were rejected by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.
The ambassador thanked the prime minister and expressed his country's interest in investment in the oil and gas sector of Pakistan.
Pakistan and Kazakhstan enjoy close, cordial relations marked by mutual trust and understanding.
The committee had suggested the names of Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan, Fatima Jinnah, one of the founders of Pakistan and the younger sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, and Gandhara, the name of the civilisation that existed in the areas now situated in northern Pakistan and Potohar plateau.
The Ambassador conveyed the greetings of the Kazakh leadership to the Prime Minister and the importance Kazakhstan attaches to its relations with Pakistan.
The ambassador expressed interest of his government in developing trade and economic ties, including connectivity links and transit trade arrangements with Pakistan to the mutual benefit of the people of the two countries.
The Prime Minister wished the newly appointed envoy a comfortable and pleasant stay in Pakistan and success in his future endeavour.