ABU DHABI, 5th September, 2016 (WAM) – Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of Federal National Council (FNC) met here on Monday with Milos Perisic, Ambassador of Serbia, and discussed with him ways to enhance bilateral ties and co-operation in political, economic, commercial, educational and cultural fields.

Also reviewed were means to strengthen co-operation between the FNC and the Serbian Parliament through exchange of visits by parliamentarians, the establishment of the parliamentary friendship association and co-ordination of stances on issues of mutual interest.

Dr. Al Qubaisi emphasised the importance of developing parliamentary relations between the UAE and Serbia. She extended an invitation to the Speaker of the Serbian Parliament to visit the FNC and to participate in the Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP).

The meeting also touched on the progress of relations and the visits by the leadership in the two countries, including the visit by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces to Serbia in 2014 and the visit of Tomislav Nikolic to the UAE in January 2016.

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