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Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation. Image Credit: WAM

New York: The UAE delegation met Antonio Guterres, the United Nations Secretary-General, on the sidelines of the high-level week of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Secretary-General Guterres discussed opportunities to strengthen cooperation between the UAE and the UN.

Al Hashimy congratulated Guterres on his re-election as the UN Secretary-General for a second term. In her capacity as the Director-General of Expo 2020 Dubai, she also thanked him for the UN’s participation in the upcoming event.

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The meeting was attended by Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and the Special Envoy for Climate Change; Sheikh Shakhbout Al Nahyan, Minister of State; Lana Nusseibeh, Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN in New York; and Mohamed Abushahab, UAE Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN in New York.