8th meeting of UAE-Austria Joint Committee held

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8th meeting of UAE-Austria Joint Committee held

8th meeting of UAE-Austria Joint Committee held

(Abu Dhabi) – The 8th meeting of the UAE-Austria Joint Committee was held at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The meeting was held under the co-chairmanship of Khalid Ghanim Al Ghaith, UAE Assistant Foreign Minister for Economic Affairs, and Bernadette Gierlinger, Vice-Minister for Foreign Economic Policy and European at the Austrian Ministry for Economics, Family& Youth. Representatives of ministries, government departments and private sector in both countries also participated in the meeting.
During his opening speech, Al Ghaith welcomed Bernadette Gierlinger and her accompanying delegation, hailing the strong historic relations between the UAE and Austria.
He also brought to attention the fact that the meeting aims to enhance relations in the light of the directives of the two countries’ leadership, and to leverage the level of bilateral ties in order to serve the joint interests as well as open new horizons of bilateral cooperation, especially in the medical, tourism and investment domains.
He also affirmed the UAE’s keenness to develop ties between the two sides.
On her part, Bernadette Gierlinger thanked the UAE for its efforts to prepare for the meeting, emphasising the strong bilateral relations between the two countries in addition to Austria’s interest to boost the bilateral relations between the two sides in all fields.
(Courtesy WAM)