ABU DHABI: Antigua & Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, has met with the Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, further solidifying relations with the two nations.
The two parties discussed bilateral relations and ways to enhance cooperation, particularly in the cultural, investment and tourism fields.
During the meeting last week in Abu Dhabi, which was also attended by Charles Fernandez, Antigua & Barbuda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Immigration; Sheikh Nahyan highlighted the bonds between the UAE and Antigua & Barbuda.
“The opening of the Antigua & Barbuda Embassy in Abu Dhabi – the first Caribbean embassy in the UAE – will further solidify the long-standing connection between the two countries,” said Nahyan.
The two nations are rapidly expanding their relationship and are conducting visits by high level officials and finalizing several agreements.
Browne, accompanied by a delegation from his country, also attended an investment forum in the UAE last weekend, which included presentations from Special Economic Envoy for Antigua & Barbuda, Robert De Niro; President of Arton Capital, Armand Arton and Ambassador to the UAE, Casroy James.