Thu 12-01-2023 16:58 PM
ABU DHABI, 12th January, 2023 (WAM) — Khalifa Shaheen Al Marar, Minister of State, met with Dr. Mahdi Safari, Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and an accompanying economic delegation at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Abu Dhabi.
A series of meetings was held to discuss the potential for economic cooperation between the two countries in various fields of common interest, particularly energy, trade, transport, and tourism.
Saeed Mubarak Al Hajeri, Assistant Foreign Minister for Economic Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, emphasised that existing trade relations between the two countries are an example of the partnerships that the private sector can build based on cooperation, trust, and mutual benefits.
He also expressed the UAE’s hope that the visit will serve to enhance joint coordination and explore further opportunities for economic exchange between the two countries.
For his part, Dr. Safari stressed the importance of following up on the recommendations and matters that were discussed by the two relevant teams from both sides.
The meetings come as part of joint efforts to bolster economic cooperation and bilateral relations and contribute to achieving mutual benefits while enhancing prospects for regional stability, peace, and prosperity.