ABU DHABI, 15th May, 2016 (WAM) — Dr. Jamal Sanad Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR), has discussed with the Sudanese Minister of Environment, Forests and Urban Development, Dr. Hassan Abdul Qader Helal, cooperation in the scientific and cultural areas and ways of enhancing it.

Dr. Al Suwaidi commended the depth of the UAE-Sudanese relations.

The meeting also touched on the latest regional and international developments, and means to deal with them to avoid their negative effects on the countries of the region and its peoples. Dr. Al Suwaidi and Dr. Helal also reviewed fraternal relations between the two countries.

The Sudanese minister praised the role of Dr. Al Suwaidi in building bridges between different cultures through his rich contributions found in Arab and world libraries.

Dr. Al Suwaidi presented a copy of his book and the ECSSR shield to the visiting minister.