UAE Minister of State Ahmad Ali Al Sayegh led the high-level delegation to Sofia, the Bulgarian capital, in an exceedingly bid to develop bilateral cooperation in an exceeding range of fields. In conferences with Bulgarian counterparts, Al Sayegh and UAE officers mentioned a spread of opportunities to deepen economic, political, and cultural cooperation. Opportunities explore Emirati investments in agriculture, ports, and energy, enhancements to move routes, and, therefore, the potential for investments in commercial enterprise and cultural exchange. The dimensions of the UAE delegation on this visit are a testament to our commitment to increasing the bilateral relationship to a strategic level.
He concluded by saying that culture was conjointly a field where the two nations might join forces and develop their relationship. Bulgarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva welcomed the UAE delegation and reaffirmed the Bulgarian Government’s high level of interest in any developing bilateral relations. The nation’s Economy Minister Emil Karanikolov illustrated the strengths of the Balkan nation economy and stressed that Bulgaria was aiming for a strategic partnership with the UAE. The visit followed that of tribal Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, to Bulgarian capital in June 2019 to satisfy with government minister Ekaterina Zaharieva and inaugurate the UAE Embassy in Balkan nation upon its official opening.
The UAE delegation to Balkan nation enclosed forty-two delegates from twenty-one entities, together with five ministries, Abu Dhabi Development Fund, Masdar, Etihad Airways, Abu Dhabi Ports, Abu Dhabi Global Market, Dubai Exports, D.P. World, Tawazun, Bee’ ah, Al Dahra, Eagle Hills and Hub71.
Besides the high-level conferences, the delegation conjointly visited the Bulgarian Sofia Tech Park and, therefore, the National Museum of History.