UAE President, Serbian President discuss bilateral relations, regional and global developments

UAE President, Serbian President discuss bilateral relations, regional and global developments

ABU DHABI, 11th September, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan discussed with Aleksandar Vucic, President of the Republic of Serbia, the various areas of the cooperation between their countries and prospects for enhancing it to advance their mutual interests, in addition to a number of regional and global issues and developments of mutual concern.

The talks took place during a meeting held between the two leaders at Qasr Al Watan in Abu Dhabi.

The UAE President welcomed President Vucic and his accompanying delegation, and expressed his hope that the visit will help boost their bilateral relations and expand their cooperation across new horizons to meet the aspirations of their countries and peoples for further progress and prosperity.

The two leaders explored UAE-Serbia cooperation in investment, economic and trade fields, as well as in science, technology, food security, agriculture, renewable energy, space, among others.

President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed said that UAE-Serbia relations are strong and continuing to grow, highlighting their cooperation, which covers several vital sectors and will see the signing of 10 cooperation agreements today.

For his part, President Vucic expressed his delight at meeting His Highness Sheikh Mohamed, as well as his appreciation for the great hospitality show to him.

He then underscored the support that the UAE offers his country, especially during hardships, stressing his country's eagerness to strengthen their relations by leveraging the many available opportunities.

The two sides welcomed the comprehensive strategic partnership, which the UAE and Serbia announced today, highlighting its significance in enhancing their cooperation and investments in the various opportunities that both countries offer in various fields, especially as they would help advance their interests and meet the aspirations of their peoples for further development and prosperity.

Vucic wrote a message in the visitor's book, in which he expressed his pleasure at visiting the UAE, wishing bilateral relations further progress in light of the strong friendship that the two countries share. He wished continued progress and prosperity for the UAE and its people.

Present at the meeting were H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.H. Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed, Member of Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office, H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Adviser for Special Affairs at the Presidential Court, Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Youth, Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and the Environment, Abdullah bin Sultan bin Awad Al Nuaimi, Minister of Justice, Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, Minister of State, Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Adviser at the Presidential Court, Mohammed Hamad Al-Kuwaiti, Head of Cyber Security for the Government of the UAE, Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, Mubarak Saeed Al Dhaheri, UAE Ambassador to Serbia, and a number of senior officials.

The meeting was also attended by the Serbian President's accompanying delegation, which includes a number of ministers and high-ranking officials.