Abu Dhabi and Afghanistan Sign Series of Agreements in Regards to Culture and Diplomacy

Ministers signed six agreements on education, mining, energy, and sport cooperation

March 19th, 2019
Diana Usurelu, News from Berlin
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His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan, have witnessed the signing of a number of memoranda of understanding, MoUs, between the UAE and Afghanistan in education, culture and sport sectors with the aim to promote and develop joint cooperation between the two countries.

The two leaders then held official talks and discussed enhancing bilateral relations as well as regional and international issues of mutual interest, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed said in a tweet. During the meeting, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and President Ghani reviewed issues of mutual interest, as well as regional and international developments, particularly those concerning efforts to combat terrorism and extremism, and means to achieve security, stability, and peace for the region and the world.

Sheikh Mohamed said that the United Arab Emirates, under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, pays great attention to supporting regional and international efforts that aim to assist the Afghan people to overcome challenges, and obtain peace and stability within their country, according to WAM (Emirates News Agency).

The two sides affirmed the two countries' efforts to develop bilateral relations in various fields of cooperation that serve their common interests and contribute to development and stability in the region. They also stressed the importance of redoubling the international community's efforts to achieve peace and security and to consolidate the values of tolerance.


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