Sheikh Abdullah pays touching tribute to outgoing UAE minister

Dubai - 'We will miss you, my dear teacher', Sheikh Abdullah tells Dr Anwar Gargash.



Wam file photo shows Sheikh Abdullah (right) and Dr Gargash (left) during a ceremony.
Wam file photo shows Sheikh Abdullah (right) and Dr Gargash (left) during a ceremony.

By Web Report

Published: Wed 10 Feb 2021, 7:56 PM

Last updated: Wed 10 Feb 2021, 8:00 PM

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has paid a touching tribute to an outgoing minister of state.

Sheikh Abdullah referred to the former Minister of State for Foreign affairs, Dr Anwar Gargash, as his teacher.

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In a Cabinet reshuffle announced earlier today, Dr Gargash was appointed as diplomatic advisor to the UAE President.

Taking to Twitter, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed said Dr Gargash was a friend at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

“We will miss you at the ministry, my friend," Sheikh Abdullah said.

He thanked Dr Gargash for his efforts in Emirati diplomacy, and "everything that you taught me, which illuminated my road".


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