His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates, met separately with several Foreign Ministers of the countries participating in the 77th session of the UN General Assembly in New York. His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed met with Dr. Faisal Mekdad, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Syria; Nasser Bourita, Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates; Stanley Kakubo, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Zambia; Donika Gërvalla-Schwarz, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Diaspora of the Republic of Kosova; and Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Pakistan.
His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed and his counterparts discussed various issues on the agenda of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly and exchanged views on regional and international developments.
During the meetings, the parties reviewed the bilateral cooperation and partnership between the UAE and these countries in various sectors, including sustainability, energy, renewable energy, food security, economy, education, tourism, investment and culture.
The meetings were attended by Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation; Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of State; Khalifa Shaheen Al Marar, Minister of State, Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh, Deputy Minister for Political Affairs and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the United Nations, and Omar Saif Ghobash, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Cultural Affairs and Public Diplomacy