Fri 17-11-2017 21:05 PM

UAE, Malaysia sign two MoUs on political consultations, establishing joint co-operation committee

KUALA LUMPUR, 17th November, 2017 (WAM) -- The UAE and Malaysia have signed two Memorandums of Understanding, MoUs, regarding political consultations and the establishment of a joint co-operation committee between the two countries.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, who is currently visiting Malaysia, and Datuk Seri Anifah Aman, Malaysian Foreign Minister, signed the two MoUs during a meeting today.

Sheikh Abdullah and Aman discussed the co-operation between their countries and ways of enhancing their ties for the benefit of their people. They also exchanged their opinions on the latest regional developments and reviewed several regional and international issues of mutual concern.

Sheikh Abdullah praised the bilateral relations between the UAE and Malaysia while stressing his desire to strengthen them in all areas.

Aman welcomed the visit of Sheikh Abdullah while adding that the ties between the two countries reflect their distinguished strategic relations. He also commended the UAE's pioneering stature and the regional and international respect it has gained.

Khalid Ghanem Al Ghaith, UAE Ambassador to Malaysia, also attended the meeting.

WAM/Hazem Hussein/Hassan Bashir

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