ISLAMABAD (APP) - Pakistans ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Jamil Ahmed Khan on Wednesday called on ruler of Ras Al-Khaimah, Shaikh Saud bin Saqr Al-Qasimi at his Palace and sought collaboration with Pakistan in the areas of trade and industry. Ambassador Jamil Khan told APP on telephone that the Ras Al-Khaimah ruler during the meeting expressed his keen interest in cooperation with Pakistan in terms of procurement of men and material, acknowledging the value of its human capital and natural resources. The ambassador said the ruler also appreciated the idea of creating state-of-the-art trade free zone and an investment authority for Pakistan, catering for major sectors of industries in the UAE and African countries. The Ruler extended offer to facilitate Pakistani business community in producing value added products for their re-export to Africa and beyond, the ambassador added. Ambassador Jamil lauded the vision of incumbent rulers father Sheikh Muhammad bin Saqr who remained an iconic person and gave tremendous progress to his emirate despite the fact that Ras Al- Khaimah is not an oil producing territory. He said Pakistan was interested in learning from Ras Al- Khaimah the ways to achieve success in trade and economy. He also discussed Pakistans geo-political location and how best the investment by the UAE could pay equal dividends to both sides.