MINSK, 6 December (BelTA) – Belarus and the UAE have established a strong partnership in various fields, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Arab Emirates to the Republic of Belarus Ibrahim Salim Mohamed Almusharrekh said, BelTA has learned.
“The year 2022 marks the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates and Belarus. During this period, political contacts between the two countries have been developing rapidly through the exchange of high-level visits, which attests to a strong friendship between the Emirati and Belarusian peoples. These relations rely on mutual respect and common interests, close cooperation between the political leadership of the countries, and are facilitated by regular high-level visits, exchanges of official delegations, participation in exhibitions, seminars and conferences,” Ibrahim Salim Mohamed Almusharrekh said.
According to him, the United Arab Emirates and Belarus attach great importance to cooperation in such areas as trade, economy, investment, energy, climate change, culture, education, healthcare and sports. The two countries are also interested in expanding consular relations, cooperation in international organizations, the fight against terrorism, etc. “All this is a result of the strong determination of the two countries to build a strong partnership in various fields,” the ambassador stressed.
“Just as Belarus is an important country for our state, the United Arab Emirates has become one of the largest trade and economic partners of Belarus in the region. The embassy will keep working to promote political dialogue and strengthen relations between the two countries,” the diplomat stated.