Delegation of the European Union to the United Arab Emirates

Head of Delegation meets Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates

01/09/2016 - 00:00
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On 31 August, Patrizio Fondi, Head of the European Union Delegation to the United Arab Emirates met with Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the UAE.

Both sides expressed interest in promoting EU-UAE bilateral relations and exploring new areas of cooperation. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan expressed that he was "proud" of the strong relationship with the EU.

They also discussed ways of improving the implementation of the reciprocal Visa Waiver Agreement concluded in 2015 between the UAE and States in the Schengen zone, to encourage easier mobility for citizens from both sides. In addition, both interlocutors discussed the possibility of improving collaboration in the aviation sector to provide new business opportunities for the benefit of both consumers and businesses.