Sheikh Abdullah is presented the ''Silver Medal'' by the Speaker of the Parliament, in recognition of his tireless efforts towards strengthening ties between the UAE and Greece.
Greece's President receives Abdullah bin Zayed
Greek President Karolos Papoulias received visiting UAE Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Sheikh Abdullah conveyed the regards of UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to the Greek head of state and his best wishes for progress and prosperity to the Greek people. He stressed the importance of boosting bilateral ties, particularly in economic, energy and investment fields.
For his part, President Papoulias asked the UAE foreign minister to communicate his greetings to his UAE counterpart, emphasising his country's keenness on strengthening its relations with the UAE. The meeting also tackled a variety of issues of common interest.
Abdullah bin Zayed, his Greek counterpart discuss bilateral ties
Visiting UAE Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan discussed today (11 June 2013) with his Greek counterpart Dimitris Avramopoulos ways of enhancing relations and cooperation between the UAE and Greece in various sectors, especially in investment, trade and energy. The meeting, which took place at Greek foreign ministry, tackled latest developments in the Middle East besides a variety of regional and international topics of mutual concern. Speaking at a joint press conference at the end of the meeting, Sheikh Abdullah praised ties between the UAE and Greece, saying he was satisfied with the economic situation in Greece after it had experienced a series of economic woes. Sheikh Abdullah called for taking bilateral ties to new heights, particularly in areas of culture, health, education and energy, which could open up new opportunities for broader cooperation. He also called for expanding and improving joint economic cooperation.
Visiting UAE Foreign Minister, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, met last night (11 June 2013) with the Greek Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras, and discussed with him ways of enhancing relations of cooperation and friendship for promoting bilateral economic and trade exchange and encouraging investment and advanced industrial projects.
Abdullah bin Zayed meets Greek PM and Speaker of Parliament
UAE Foreign Minister held discussions with the Speaker of Parliament, Mr. Evangelos Meimarakis, on means of consolidating bilateral relations and cooperation, particularly in the political and economic domain. They also discussed a mechanism for energising parliamentary ties.
Mr. Meimarakis presented the ''Silver Medal'' to Sheikh Abdullah in recognition of his tireless efforts towards strengthening ties between the UAE and Greece.
Source: Emirates News Agency, 11-12 June 2013