// Please approve this copy at the request of the source // ABU DHABI, October 18 / WAM / His Excellency Saqr Ghobash, Speaker of the Federal National Council, received – separately – Xavier Chatel, Ambassador of the Republic of France, His Excellency Dr. Andreas Lippmann, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Austria, and His Excellency Moez bin Abd al-Sattar Benamim, Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia, and H.E. Togay Tunshir, Ambassador of Turkey, in the presence of H.E. Dr. Omar Al-Nuaimi, Secretary-General of the Federal National Council.
During the meetings, they discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation relations in various fields, especially activating cooperation and parliamentary relations between the Federal National Council and the parliamentary councils in these countries, emphasizing the importance of exchanging parliamentary visits and experiences and enhancing coordination and consultation on various issues of common interest between the UAE and these countries. .
His Excellency Saqr Ghobash said that the National Council, as a legislative institution, is keen to contribute to efforts to create a safe and better future, and we are keen to strengthen and contribute to these efforts through the participation of parliamentarians and through their work, stressing the importance of the role of parliamentary institutions in supporting all efforts to provide a better future for the peoples of the world.
H.E. Saqr Ghobash and the Ambassador of the Republic of France discussed ways to strengthen relations between the two countries in all fields, especially parliamentary, stressing the importance of developing parliamentary relations with the French Parliament through the exchange of parliamentary visits, experiences and knowledge at the level of legislation.
His Excellency also praised the depth of the historical and strategic bilateral relations between the UAE and the French Republic, which in recent years have witnessed qualitative development in many political, economic, military, cultural and scientific fields.
The two sides emphasized the strategic relations between the UAE and France, the mutual visits between the leaderships of the two countries, and the development of relations in all fields.
His Excellency discussed with the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Austria ways to develop parliamentary relations, stressing the depth of the strategic relations between the United Arab Emirates and the Federal Republic of Austria, and their transition to an ambitious stage of cooperation and joint action to achieve the aspirations of the two countries, especially after the recent official visit of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Austrian Armed Forces, in July 2021, and the signing of the comprehensive strategic partnership agreement.
His Excellency pointed out the importance of strengthening parliamentary relations between the two sides, through bilateral meetings and parliamentary visits, to enhance the exchange of parliamentary expertise, support consensus processes on many important issues of mutual concern, and support common positions between parliamentarians in international parliamentary forums, with the possibility of signing a memorandum of understanding and parliamentary cooperation.
He also met with His Excellency Saqr Ghobash, Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia, and stressed the depth of the historical and brotherly strategic relations between the UAE and Tunisia, which are based on cooperation, joint coordination and economic partnerships between the two countries, stressing that the UAE stands by everything that supports the security and stability of Tunisia, and that everything related to the issue The Tunisian interior is considered a sovereign matter.
The meeting focused on ways to enhance cooperation, and the two sides stressed that “the relationship between the UAE and Tunisia is a strong and fraternal relationship at all levels, and is based on solid foundations of mutual respect and a sincere desire to enhance fruitful cooperation between the two countries and cooperation exists between them in the political, economic and social fields.”
He also met with HE Saqr Ghobash, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey, stressing the importance of developing parliamentary relations with the Turkish Parliament, given that parliamentary relations represent a great impetus for the growth and development of bilateral relations between the two countries in various fields.
His Excellency pointed out the importance of consensus between the UAE and Turkey in the field of regional and international issues, given the presence of many common denominators on which to build common visions regarding threats to security and stability in the region.
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