Cabinet approves key memorandums

ABU DHABI — The cabinet held its weekly meeting in Abu Dhabi yesterday under the chairmanship of Shaikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs.

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Published: Tue 14 Sep 2004, 9:26 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 2:46 PM

The cabinet approved a memorandum on setting up a free trade zone agreement between the AGCC countries and Lebanon.

The ministers approved two other memorandums — one on media cooperation agreement with Sudan and the other on defence cooperation with Italy.

The cabinet also ratified a memorandum on preparing a draft law on the rights of handicapped people, as well as a memorandum on opening a regional office in the country for the International Finance Corporation, which operates in projects such as financing, funding and investment in joint ventures.

The cabinet also reviewed a number of other issues on its agenda and took appropriate decisions on them.

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