Five Memoranda of Understanding( MoUs) were signed during the UAE-Bahrain Joint Higher Committee’s 11th session, which served as a testament to the long-standing historical ties between the two countries. High-ranking officials from both countries attended the session, which emphasized the need to strengthen bilateral ties in a variety of fields.
Sheikh Abdullah emphasized the long-standing historical ties between the two countries during the meeting, which were forged by the late Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa and late Shiikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Sheikh Abdullah welcomed Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Alzayani, the foreign minister of Bahrain, and thanked him for his continued support of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and President Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Sheikh Abdullah stressed Bahrain’s strategic significance as a crucial partner in the development and prosperity of the Arabian Gulf and the wider region in his speech to the participants. The minister outlined a forward-looking strategy to improve trade, investment, education, culture, renewable energy, financial technology, tourism, and health collaboration while highlighting the significant increase in non-oil bilateral trade that will reach$ 7 billion in 2022.
The dedication to diverse collaboration was further strengthened by the signing of five MoUs. Cooperation between the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources( FAHR) and Bahrain’s Bahraini Civil Service Bureau, Energy and Infrastructure, Electricity and Water Affairs of Bahrain, Education and the Nasser Vocational Training Center, United Arab Emirates University, Bahrain University
The minister emphasized the UAE’s commitment to working together to promote economic growth and development through the Industrial Partnership for Sustainable Economic Development, which was established last year with Bahrain, Jordan, and Egypt.
The significance of enhancing bilateral cooperation within multilateral initiatives, international organizations, and institutions was also emphasized during the session. The MoUs ‘signing serves as a turning point in the ongoing efforts to improve relations and foster cooperation between Bahrain and the UAE, opening the door for increased cooperation across sectors. This session is evidence of the UAE and Bahrain’s shared commitment to prosperity, growth, and enduring friendship as both countries look forward.