President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President extended congratulations to the United Arab Emirates on national day

2017-12-02

Saturday, December 2, Vilnius President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the 46th anniversary of the unification of the United Arab Emirates.

This year marks the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Lithuania and the United Arab Emirates. In her message of congratulations, the President stated that, in the past several years, a growing bilateral dialogue and interest in the respective countries and their culture had been witnessed. The citizens of the two countries are increasingly more willing to establish collaborative business contacts.

Recalling her visit to the United Arab Emirates a month ago, the President expressed gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan for hospitality. According to Dalia Grybauskaitė, the visit has created a strong basis for the two countries and their people to further strengthen bilateral relations. The President expressed a strong hope that, in the coming years, Lithuania and the United Arab Emirates would take more steps towards new opportunities for Lithuanian and Emirati people to expand cooperation ties, especially in trade, agriculture, energy, science, and innovation.

Dalia Grybauskaitė sent her best wishes for peace, prosperity and success of the United Arab Emirates and its people.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2017.12.04 09:50

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