ABU DHABI, 21st December, 2022 (WAM) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, discussed today with visiting First Lady of Israel, Michal Herzog, ways of enhancing cooperation between the UAE and State of Israel as well as issues of mutual interest.
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah affirmed the UAE's keenness to strengthen the strategic partnership with Israel and advance bilateral cooperation in various fields in order to serve mutual interests of the two countries and benefit their peoples.
Abdullah bin Zayed and First Lady Michal Herzog attended a concert by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra at the Emirates Palace Auditorium in Abu Dhabi last night, marking its first performance in the region.
Both the meeting and concert were attended by Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation; Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Youth; Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and the Environment; Zaki Nusseibeh, Cultural Adviser to the UAE President; Lana Nusseibeh, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Political Affairs and UAE Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN, and Mohamed Mahmoud Al Khaja, UAE Ambassador to Israel.