UAE, Tajikistan keen to promote relations

ABU DHABI — The President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, yesterday held talks with visiting President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmonov over mechanisms for boosting joint economic, tourist and investment cooperation.

By (Wam)

Published: Tue 10 Apr 2007, 9:07 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 1:38 AM

Shaikh Khalifa and President Rehmonov also exchanged views on a host of regional and international issues.

On his part, the Tajik leader expressed his country’s keen desire to further develop relations with the UAE in various sectors.

He said that the UAE had made unprecedented progress in all walks of life under the wise leadership of Shaikh khalifa. He added that he was delighted to visit the UAE and meet President Shaikh Khalifa.

He explained that his trip to the UAE reflected the firm desire of the leaderships of the two friendly countries to expand the areas of mutual understanding and cooperation.

Later, Shaikh Khalifa hosted a banquet in honour of the Tajik president and his delegation.

Shaikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Shaikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and a number of Shaikhs, ministers and top civilian and military officials attended the talks and the banquet.

Earlier, the Tajik president was welcomed at the airport by Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Oweis, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development.

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