2 Feb 2023 22:06

Belarusian, UAE presidents agree on over 10 areas of cooperation

MINSK. Feb 2 (Interfax) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko held four-hour talks with United Arab Emirates President Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan on Thursday, during which the parties agreed on cooperation in more than a dozen areas.

"During the meeting, the Belarusian and UAE leaders agreed to cooperate in more than a dozen areas - in trade, economic and investment interaction. The parties also focused on the humanitarian sphere. Under the agreements, a large delegation of specialists will arrive in Belarus in the near future to work on specific issues in the identified areas of cooperation," the First Man's Pool Telegram Channel close to the Belarusian presidential press service said.

The talks took place in the Al Shati Palace, the residence of the UAE leader.

The meeting was held first in an expanded format and then in a one-to-one format. The elder and the younger sons of the Belarusian president took part in it.

The Belarusian president already visited the United Arab Emirates on January 25. On January 30, he flew from there on a state visit to Zimbabwe, where he stayed until February 1. In Zimbabwe, Lukashenko held talks with President of this African country Emmerson Mnangagwa.