Sheikh Abdullah, GCC chief discuss regional, global issues

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Sheikh Abdullah and Dr. Al-Hajraf discussed regional and global issues and developments, as well as ways to bolster joint GCC action…reports Asian Lite News

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has received Dr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for Arab States, at Expo 2020 Dubai.

During the meeting, Sheikh Abdullah and Dr. Al-Hajraf discussed regional and global issues and developments, as well as ways to bolster joint GCC action.

The sides also reviewed the outputs of the GCC’s participation in Expo 2020 Dubai, and the role of the GCC Pavilion in spotlighting the heritage, history, achievements and future plans of GCC countries.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah underscored the GCC’s key role in tackling the common challenges facing its member countries, as well as strengthening the strategic and fraternal between them to ensure a prosperous future peoples for their peoples.

Meanwhile, Sheikh Abdullah also met Dr. Robert Habeck, German Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, at Expo 2020 Dubai.

During the meeting, Sheikh Abdullah and Dr. Habeck discussed ways to strengthen bilateral relations and joint cooperation in all fields, including economic, trade, investment and energy.

Sheikh Abdullah, GCC chief discuss regional, global issues (WAM)

The sides also discussed a number of issues of common interest, including energy and the importance of stabilising the world’s energy and food markets, and exchanged views on the latest developments in the regional and international arenas, developments in the Ukraine crisis and ways to resolve the conflict.

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Dr. Robert Habek reviewed the participation of the Federal Republic of Germany in Expo 2020 Dubai and its important role in exploring promising prospects for cooperation in vital sectors.

Sheikh Abdullah welcomed the visit of Dr. Robert Habek, stressing the importance of the strategic relations and developing them to serve the interests of their countries and peoples.

The meeting was attended by Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and the Environment, and Hafsa Abdullah Mohammed Al Ulama, UAE Ambassador to Germany.