Pakistan PM to seek fresh economic package from UAE

Shehbaz Sharif starts his two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates on Thursday

Published : 12 Jan 2023, 08:08 AM
Updated : 12 Jan 2023, 08:08 AM

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will seek a fresh economic package for his country from the United Arab Emirates during his two-day visit there, broadcaster ARY News reported on Thursday, citing sources.

Sharif will also seek deferment of a $2 billion loan repayment to the UAE due in the coming weeks and hold talks for finalising a $2 billion investment in Pakistan during his visit to the country on Thursday and Friday, the report said.

Pakistan's information ministry did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Reuters.

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