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PM: We Place Emphasis on Our Bilateral Cooperation with the UAE

ATHENS – Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met on Wednesday with the Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology of the United Arab Emirates, Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, who is in Athens as the head of a business delegation of the UAE’s largest investment funds and some of its most important companies.

The prime minister, according to sources, affirmed the strategic importance that Greece places on its relations with the United Arab Emirates and noted the commitment of the government to take full advantage of the mutually beneficial opportunities offered by closer cooperation with the UAE.

“We are very happy to have you in Athens again, after a very successful visit to Abu Dhabi. You know how much emphasis we place on this bilateral cooperation that has both a strategic and an economic character. I understand that you have already had and will have very interesting discussions to further enhance our economic cooperation,” Mitsotakis underlined.

On his part, the UAE minister said: “Our president always places emphasis on the special relationship he has with your great country and with you personally. He has a lot of admiration and respect for your leadership, for your government and for your achievements in recent years.”

During the meeting, the multilevel strategic cooperation of the two countries was confirmed and they discussed the prospects for further enhancing bilateral economic-investment relations in various sectors, such as energy, with emphasis on renewables and hydrogen, industry and high technology, innovation, start-ups, infrastructure, aviation, shipping and tourism.

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