Posted: 22.03.2022 16:04:00

Belarus-UAE agree on parliamentary exchanges

The Chairman of the Standing Commission of the Council of the Republic on Foreign Affairs and National Security, Sergei Rachkov, met with the Chairman of the Defence, Interior and Foreign Affairs Committee of the Federal National Council of the United Arab Emirates, Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi, within the framework of the 144th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union

The sides discussed Belarusian-Emirati co-operation and topical issues of the IPU Assembly.

Mr. Rachkov noted the successes in bilateral co-operation in trade, economic and investment spheres, and also stressed the importance of providing a visa-free regime for increasing the intensity of mutual tourist exchanges. Interaction on multilateral platforms was highly praised as well.

The sides emphasised the importance of contacts between legislative bodies through friendship groups. A recent videoconference meeting was hailed as an example of effective communication.