Abu Dhabi, February 07, 2024, The Europe Today: Yesterday, UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan welcomed ambassadors and representatives participating in the 18th Forum of UAE Ambassadors and Representatives of Missions Abroad. The annual event, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, took place at Qasr Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi and aimed to foster dialogue on the nation’s approach to peace, security, cooperation, and economic diplomacy. His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, was also present.
In discussions with the delegation, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed emphasized the significance of forums that bring together the UAE’s representatives and ambassadors. These gatherings provide a platform for reviewing the nation’s diplomatic strategies in response to current regional and international developments. His Highness highlighted the pivotal role of such forums in facilitating the exchange of opinions and ideas among state officials, contributing to the enhancement of the UAE’s diplomatic role and foreign policy.
Underlining the essential role of the UAE’s ambassadors and representatives abroad, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed emphasized their responsibility in advancing the nation’s foreign relations and interests. He stressed the importance of building collaborative partnerships with countries worldwide at political, economic, and cultural levels, while projecting a positive image of the UAE that advocates for peace, dialogue, and cooperation for mutual benefit.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed outlined the importance of high-level developmental partnerships and called on ambassadors and representatives to align their efforts with the country’s developmental priorities and stay informed about global transformations across all sectors.
Furthermore, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed urged the delegates to prioritize the well-being of Emirati citizens residing abroad, ensuring they receive comprehensive support. He expressed appreciation for their dedication and efforts, wishing them every success in their diplomatic missions.
The distinguished gathering included H.H. Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, and other esteemed dignitaries, reflecting the leadership’s commitment to collaborative and proactive diplomatic engagements.