President Irfaan Ali met today with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The two sides signed a Memorandum of Understanding to advance closer technical cooperation between the UAE and Guyana.
The President and a Government team have been in Dubai over the past days attending the Dubai International Expo and meeting with Government and private sector officials in the oil-rich nation.
Today, President Ali said the Guyana team went to the Dubai Expo with a clear intention to extend the foundation of the relationship that they want to grow and expand for the betterment of both the UAE and Guyana.
The President explained that since arriving in Dubai, the delegation held discussions with many agencies, including the Abu Dhabi Ports.
He also noted that the visit has already proven successful as several additional engagements have been planned in the coming months to advance discussions in technical cooperation in a number of areas.
During the discussions, the UAE Foreign Minister assured the President of the UAE’s support to strengthen bilateral relations.
The two countries also committed to setting a tangible results-based agenda moving forward.