Foreign Minister receives Austrian counterpart
Posted on05/05/2007 07:18:10
Foreign Minister, Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, received in Abu Dhabi last Thursday at the Emirates Palace Hotel, the visiting Austrian Foreign Minister, Ursula Plassnik and her accompanying delegation.
They discussed relations of friendship and cooperation between the UAE and Austria and the need to boost those ties in all areas, particularly in the areas of economy, tourism and culture. They also stressed on the need to support every move by the private sectors of the two countries towards joint investment and cooperation as part of the efforts of the two countries to boost bilateral relations.
They reviewed current developments at the regional and international levels and discussed other issues of mutual interest.
The Austrian Minister re-affirmed her country's commitment to boost relations of friendship and cooperation with the UAE and expressed great satisfaction on the level of bilateral ties between the UAE and Austria.
She praised the UAE for its balanced policy, for the vital role the country plays in international relations and for the comprehensive development it has achieved. (Emirates News Agency, WAM)
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