The foreign ministries of the UAE and the Principality of Andorra signed the two initial Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) on bilateral consultations and joint cooperation in tourism.
The MoUs were signed on behalf of Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, by UAE non-resident ambassador to Andorra Dr Hisa Abdullah Al Otaiba, and Andorran Foreign Minister Gilbert Saboya Sunyé, at the UAE Embassy premises in Madrid, Spain.
In an address on the occasion, Dr Al Otaiba said the bilateral relations had seen notable progress since the two countries established diplomatic ties in 2010.
She added that officials had reciprocated visits and several cooperation agreements were signed including an MoU between Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry and its Andorran counterpart.
For his part, Mr Sunyé asked Dr Al Otaiba to convey the congratulations of the Government of Andorra to the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Shaikh Abdullah on the UAE’s 42nd National Day and its successful win of the bid to host Expo 2020 in Dubai.
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