Wed 12-01-2022 11:12 AM
ABU DHABI, 12th January, 2022 (WAM) -- Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, Minister of State, today met with Timothy Masiu, Minister of Information and Communications Technology of Papua New Guinea, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Abu Dhabi.
During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations, especially economic and trade, and strengthening friendship and cooperation ties in all domains.
Al Sayegh expressed his pleasure with the participation of many friendly countries including Papua New Guinea in Expo 2020 Dubai despite the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. He had the opportunity to visit its pavilion. He also stressed the strength of both countries ties and the existence of many mutual opportunities of common interest.
The UAE Minister also expressed his gratitude to Papua New Guinea for supporting the UAE's candidacy to host the 28th session of the Conference of Parties (COP28), emphasising the country's eagerness to convey the voices of all nations to ensure a reduction of global warming effects and build a better life for future generations.
Masiu, in turn, expressed his admiration for the excellent organisation of the Expo 2020 Dubai by the UAE. He also highlighted the great cooperation opportunities to develop and push them forward across all fields for the benefit of both countries.
Al Sayegh welcomed the expected visit of the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea in February 2022 to attend his country's National Day at Expo 2020 Dubai.