Tue, 28 Jun 2022

ISTANBUL, 20th June, 2022 (WAM) -- Saqr Ghobash, Speaker of the Federal National Council (FNC), and Mustafa entop, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, during a meeting, discussed their friendship and parliamentary cooperation and ways of boosting their coordination and exchanged views on areas of mutual concern.

The meeting took place on the sidelines of the Global Parliamentary Conference currently being held in Turkey, under the theme, "Parliaments and the Global Compacts on Migration and Refugees: How to Bring About Stronger International Cooperation and National Implementation?".

In attendance were some members of the FNC and the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.

Ghobash thanked entop for the invitation to attend the conference, highlighting the importance for parliamentarians to discuss the topics raised during the event. He also stressed the FNC's keenness to enhance its parliamentary ties with the Turkish parliament, which are major drivers for enhancing the bilateral ties between the two countries.

He then affirmed the significant advancement in the bilateral ties between the UAE and Turkey and their ongoing keenness to improve them further, noting the visit of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to Turkey in November, and the visit of Recep Tayyip Erdoan, President of Turkey, to the UAE in February 2022.

entop extended his best wishes to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on his election as UAE President, stressing that the bilateral relations between the two countries are witnessing significant development.

He then highlighted the keenness of the Turkish Parliament to cooperate with the FNC, as well as hold further meetings and events between friendship committees and other specialist committees, to encourage parliamentary visits.

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