WGS 2024: UAE and Turkish Presidents discuss enhancing bilateral relations

Türkiye is a guest of honour at this year's WGS.
WGS 2024: UAE and Turkish Presidents discuss enhancing bilateral relations
UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Türkiye.

UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of the Republic of Türkiye met on the sidelines of the World Governments Summit (WGS) 2024 on Tuesday.

Türkiye is a guest of honour at the WGS.

The two leaders discussed strengthening bilateral relations and working together to meet the aims of their wide-ranging economic partnership. The talks focused on expanding cooperation in areas that would benefit both countries and their peoples.

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Sheikh Mohamed highlighted the considerable growth in UAE-Turkish relations, especially in investment, trade, energy, technology, and sustainable development.

The two leaders also discussed the WGS and its agenda, underlining its role in enhancing governmental operations with innovative ideas and strategies for development, as well as boosting governmental capacity to navigate current and future challenges. They also reviewed several regional and international matters of mutual interest and shared their perspectives, including on recent developments in the Gaza Strip.

His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Presidential Court; His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Advisor for Special Affairs at the Presidential Court; Ali bin Hammad Al Shamsi, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for National Security; Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology; and Khaldoun Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Executive Affairs Authority and Member of the Executive Council, also attended the meeting.

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