ABU DHABI, March 16, 2021 (WAM) – The United Arab Emirates-UK Embassy convened on Tuesday for its 8th session.
The meeting was chaired by Faisal Ludfie, Under-Secretary-General for Diplomatic Affairs of the United Arab Emirates and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Jennifer Anderson, Director of Diplomatic Affairs at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).
The meeting was attended by representatives from various departments of the Ministry of Foreign and International Cooperation, Ministry of Home Affairs, Central Identity and Citizenship Commission, Ministry of Justice, National Commission for Emergency and Crisis Management, Public Civil Aviation Authority. And representatives of the United Arab Emirates Health Department, as well as relevant UK officials.
Faisal Ludfi extended his congratulations from the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Sheikh Abdullah bin Saeed Al Nahyan, as well as his appreciation for the strong bilateral relations between the two countries in the diplomatic field and his congratulations to the meeting.
The two sides discussed common diplomatic issues, follow-up plans and ways to create them. They also explored ways to strengthen joint diplomatic cooperation between the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.
During the meeting, Faisal Ludfi reaffirmed the desire of the United Arab Emirates and its interest in strengthening and developing relations between the two countries, which reflects the aspirations and directions of the country’s leadership. Bilateral relations between the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom have seen qualitative changes since the onset of the global Govt-19 epidemic, which directly contributes to the integration and development of these relations at both levels.
He pointed out that the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom have a strong and stable relationship, are steeped in history and based on many common interests.
The United Arab Emirates Department of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (UNE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on April 4 as part of the United Arab Emirates’ efforts to enhance international cooperation in the wake of the COVID 19 epidemic. COVID 19 In connection with transport flights for British citizens in case of emergencies 2020. This Memorandum of Understanding facilitates the repatriation of British citizens via water airports in exceptional circumstances.
For her part, Jennifer Anderson praised the development of bilateral relations between the two countries in recent years, especially in the field of diplomatic cooperation and especially during the global Govt-19 crisis.
He lauded the experience of the United Arab Emirates, which prides itself on being one of the pioneers in this field, and stressed that his country seeks to exchange cooperation and experience with the United Arab Emirates in this field for the benefit of the United Arab Emirates. Strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries, and the two friendly countries.
Translated by: Kihane Pawsi.
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