Pakistan confers top civilian award to UAE Deputy PM

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Pakistan has conferred its top civilian award to the UAE's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.

His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan received the Hilal-i-Pakistan from Pakistani President Arif Alvi in a ceremony in Islamabad.

The honour is in recognition of Sheikh Mansour's efforts in supporting Pakistan in the humanitarian and development fields, and for promoting bilateral relations between the two countries.

Meanwhile, Abdullah Khalifah Al Ghafli, Director of the UAE Pakistan Assistance Programme, was conferred the Sitara-i-Quaid-i-Azam (Star of the Great Leader) for his efforts in managing and implementing humanitarian and development projects in the country.

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