New UAE envoys abroad sworn in before President

ABU DHABI — President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan instructed UAE new ambassadors to a number of friendly countries after taking oath at Al Mushrif Palace on Monday that they should boost the UAE position in the international community.

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Published: Mon 19 Sep 2011, 6:56 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 10:55 AM

He stressed the significance of diplomatic missions in assisting the citizens abroad, indicating that the UAE puts citizens on the top of its priorities.

The UAE President wished success to the new ambassadors in their new functions to consolidate the UAE relations with the sisterly and friendly countries.

For their part, the envoys thanked Shaikh Khalifa for the confidence he vested on them, pledging to work very hard to bolster the UAE relations with different countries.

The following ambassadors sworn in before the UAE President:

Salem Al Ghafli, UAE Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Mohammed Ateeq Al Rumaithi, UAE Ambassador to Switzerland and Hamad Hareb Al Habsi, UAE Ambassador to South Africa.

The event was attended by General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Shaikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in the Western Region, Shaikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Eastern Region, Shaikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser, Lt. General Shaikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Shaikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, other Shaikhs, ministers and senior officials.

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