Sheikh Abdullah receives UNIDO’s Director-General

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Sheikh Abdullah receives UNIDO's Director-General

Sheikh Abdullah receives UNIDO’s Director-General

(Abu Dhabi) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of UAE received LI Yong, Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO).
During the meeting, they discussed co-operation between the UAE and UNIDO in various sectors, ways to enhance economic, trade and investment co-operation and bilateral relations as well as boosting vital economic sectors for the joint interests of the two sides.
Sheikh Abdullah praised the role played by UNIDO in enhancing and accelerating industrial development in developing countries with economies in transition as well as boosting the international industrial co-operation.
He also emphasised that the UAE, through it developmental process, could reach advanced stages in the balanced sectoral development standardisations supported by the escalating growth in various national economic fields as well as economic, social and cultural aspects.
He added that this brought the country to the forefront alongside advanced nations and on the road to progress and prosperity, while pointing out that the UAE always seeks to establish friendly relations and co-operation with countries across the world.
Sheikh Abdullah also highlighted the fact that the UAE enjoys a distinguished economic stature at the Arab and global levels. He reiterated that the country occupies a leading position on the international trade map, taking advantage of its strategic geographical location as a link among various continents of the world.
On his part, LI Young hailed the economic and industrial development witnessed by the UAE, and the strength of its national economy and agenda in the economic and industrial fields as well as successes attained by the country under its wise leadership.
(Courtesy WAM)