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25.04.2014

UAE, Argentina sign memorandum of cooperation on nuclear energy use

 

Shaikh Mohammed expressed satisfaction at the signing of the agreement which he described as the prelude to further bilateral cooperation between the two countries.


His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and President of Argentina Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner on Thursday attended the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

 

The MoC was signed by Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Foreign Minister, and Julio De Vido, Argentina’s Minister of Federal Planning, Public Investment, & Services.

 

haikh Mohammed expressed satisfaction at the signing of the agreement which he described as the prelude to further bilateral cooperation between the two countries and as one the good results of his visit to Argentina.

 

He also described Argentina as a country that is rich in natural resources and national brains and enjoys a leadership which seeks to forge new international partnerships in order to produce cooperation that is fruitful for all.

 

Shaikh Mohammed noted that during his talks with the Argentine president he found a sincere desire for building strong and multi-faceted bridges with UAE, in mutual investment and exchanging visits in particular.

 

On her part, the Argentine president affirmed that Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid’s visit means a lot for her and the Argentine people and that she is interested in his historic visit which represents only a first step especially after the signing of the MoC on the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

 

President Kirchner also expressed her delight at receiving Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid’s invitation to visit UAE and promised to put it at the top of her near-future priorities.

 

The signing ceremony was attended by Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Emirates Group;  Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gargawi, Minister for Cabinet Affairs; Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemi, Minister of State; Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Director General of the Court of the Ruler of Dubai; Lt General Misbah bin Rashid Al Fattan, Director of the Court of His Highness the Vice-President and Prime Minister; Khalifa Saeed Suleiman, Director- General of the Department of Protocol and Hospitality in Dubai;  Abdul Khaleq Ali Al Yafei’e, UAE Ambassador to Argentine and a number of Argentine ministers and officials.

 

 

Source: khaleejtimes