UAE gifts COVID-19 prevention essentials to Pakistani students

The Embassy of United Arab Emirates Islamabad has endowed bottles of hand sanitizers and references books to the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI ) here on Tuesday.

The initiative was the part of UAE Embassy’s hygiene campaign “Let’s give everyone a clean hand” to combat against the covid-19 pandemic.

H.E. Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Al Zaabi, the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan handed over the endowment to the University.

On the occasion, a meeting between the UAE Ambassador and Dr. Hathal bin Hamoud Al-Otaibi, President IIUI was held at new campus.

Issues pertaining to mutual interests were discussed in the meeting .

Dr. Hathal lauded the efforts of Embassy and thanked the UAE Government for the endowment . The IIUI President apprised the Ambassador regarding the University and discussed the possibilities of future cooperation in the field of Higher Education.

The Ambassador Al Zaabi on the occasion stated that the UAE leadership always given importance to assist the health and education sectors in the brotherly Islamic Republic of Pakistan, numerous renowned and state of the art hospitals and educational institutions in Pakistan bolster the UAE’s commitment to stand consistently with the People of Pakistan.

The Ambassador hailed IIUI for its services and termed the university as one of the vital institutions of Muslim world.

The Ambassador said, the hygiene campaign under the theme “Let’s give everyone a clean hand” is an initiative by the UAE Embassy to contribute in the Government of Pakistan’s efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic, as the hands hygiene has an important role in containing this pandemic.

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.