FM meets with Minister of Trade of New Zealand

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FM meets with Minister of Trade of New Zealand

FM meets with Minister of Trade of New Zealand

(Wellington) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with Todd McClay, Minister of Trade of New Zealand, in the New Zealand capital, Wellington.
During the meeting, they discussed ways to strengthen cooperation in key sectors between both countries, especially in the fields of agriculture and food security, and several other areas. They also exchanged views on the latest and current developments at the regional and international levels as well as discussing a number of issues of common concern.
Sheikh Abdullah highlighted the importance of exchanging visits between officials of the two countries in the framework of boosting bilateral cooperation. He also stressed the UAE’s keenness to extend bridges of cooperation with New Zealand and support all the steps that would encourage investment and diversify areas of cooperation to serve the common interests of both sides.
The Minister of Trade of New Zealand commended the economic and trade partnerships between the UAE and New Zealand, calling for strengthening and activating these partnerships to keep pace with the great potentials and capabilities enjoyed by both countries.
He hailed the good reputation and high stature of the UAE at a global level, stressing his country’s keenness to strengthen the bonds of relations with the UAE, to which it attaches great importance.
The minister praised the UAE’s investment environment, contributing to attracting global business and international investment projects and making the UAE a commercial and financial centre. He wished the country further successes in various fields.
The meeting was attended by Sheikh Sultan bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Director of the Department of East Asia and Pacific at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
(COurtesy WAM)