ABU DHABI, 19th January, 2017 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, met on Thursday a delegation from the US Harvard University.

The delegation, which includes professors and students, is currently visiting the country to get acquainted with the practices and experiences of the UAE government in several areas.

During the meeting, the delegates were briefed on a number of topics and issues of common interest, as well as the pioneering role played by the UAE to support and empower women through best possible educational and employment opportunities.

The minister welcomed the visiting team, noting that the visit reflects the UAE’s keenness to strengthen its partnership with prestigious global institutions.

He also stressed the UAE’s continuous support to young people, given their important role in the nation-building process.

The guests were delighted to meet the UAE Foreign Minister, and praised the vision of the UAE’s wise leadership, citing the ongoing development throughout the country.

“The UAE is a role model in the light of its successes and achievements in various fields,” the delegates said.