Ongoing discussions and active diplomatic visits embody the UAE’s policy of openness to the world and its commitment to enhancing cooperation with countries worldwide. In line with this, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs, visited Vietnam on a working visit.
During the visit, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan discussed with Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh of Vietnam the bilateral cooperation between the two countries and opportunities for further enhancement in various areas, including the economic, trade, and investment sectors.
Sheikh Abdullah conveyed greetings from Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to the Vietnamese Prime Minister, along with his wishes for the development and prosperity of Vietnam and its people.
In response, the Vietnamese Prime Minister conveyed greetings to Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and extended his wishes for the UAE and its people to continue flourishing and prospering.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the Vietnamese Prime Minister reviewed the progress of the bilateral relations between the two countries, particularly in light of the 30th anniversary of their establishment this year.
They discussed several mutually interesting topics related to enhancing cooperation in the economic and trade fields, as well as the efforts of both countries to achieve a comprehensive economic partnership agreement.
The discussions also touched upon the common collaboration in combating climate change and the UAE’s preparations to host the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) later this year in Dubai, as part of Expo 2020.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan emphasized during the meeting that with the celebration of 30 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries since their establishment in 1993, they are working closely together to develop and enhance this relationship, establishing a comprehensive economic partnership that supports their developmental goals and aspirations.
The visit of Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan to Vietnam signifies the strong commitment of the UAE to expanding its global partnerships and fostering closer ties with nations around the world. The discussions and cooperation between the UAE and Vietnam hold great potential for mutual benefits and collaborative growth in various sectors, strengthening the bonds between the two nations.