“No issue of Human Rights in UAE”, said Pak Ambassador to UAE
DUBAI 4 November 2012
By: Zulfiqar Shah
Pakistan Ambassador in UAE, H.E Mr. Jamil Ahmed Khan has made clear that in UAE there is no violation of the human rights as the blue collar segment comprises of various nationalities are satisfied and much happier as compare to others working in different countries. UAE while dealing with its residents from 193 Nationalities show transparency and openness.
Pakistani workers along with others are getting fair treatments and required protection .The he stated while addressing to a strong gathering of Pakistani community at the workshop,“Law of the Land – UAE our 2nd home, our responsibilities” held at the premises of Pakistan Association Dubai (PAD) on Friday evening.
The event was attended by Khalid Al Kamda, Director General of Community Development Authority (CDA) the guest of honor while Omar Al Muthanna, Chief Executive Officer-CDA, Tariq Iqbal Soomro, Pakistan Consul General in Dubai while heads of various wings of PAD were also present.
Ambassador Khan had also appreciated the PAD to choose an appropriate and significant topic for the workshop. “I’m very glad that our community has again taken the lead to initiate month-long solidarity celebrations to mark the UAE national Day. This has again maintained our lead as we had been taking from 1971 when Pakistan was the first country to recognized the nation and the journey was continue to support in the establishing of UAE’s first airline Emirates, while the air force, Navy, Army, banking sector, media establishments and many more institution were supported while in its infancy. These strong bonds between the two nations showing the solidarity and this is on constant basis and will be continued without any hurdles,” he said.He said that the relationships between the sub-continent and Arab could be traced back centuries as people from the area where the Pakistan is located had been travelling this region for trade and this reflects our deep relationships.
Ambassador pointed that the Pakistan has been passing through the evolutionary process in the democratic process after consistent dictatorial regimes for several years and this is a clear sign of success paving the way for glorious future.
He also pointed that the Pakistani nation collectively is a peaceful nation as this has been appreciated by the local police high-ups in a recent meetings. “I had met with various police department heads in different states in US and each and everyone was the same view that the hardworking community members from the Pakistan are peaceful and law-abiding citizens and whenever someone found guilty it is an act of individual and could be categorized as negligence,” he added.
However, Ambassador Khan asked the community that they are the real ambassadors of the country in UAE. “Each and every community member abiding the law of the land is representative of Pakistan and representing the country among the huge presence of hundreds of nationalities living here,” he added. He also assured to take the issue of multi-purpose hall on priority basis with the collaboration of community support and complete the project as soon as possible.