ABU DHABI, -- Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the Federal National Council (FNC), will lead an FNC delegation on an official visit to France and Italy from tomorrow (Tuesday) till 12th October.

During the visit, Al Qubaisi will hold discussions with key French and Italian officials regarding parliamentary, political, economic, cultural and educational relations to keep pace with the growing progress of the UAE's relations with France and Italy in all fields.

The FNC delegation will include Abdul Aziz Abdullah Al Zaabi, Second Deputy Speaker of the FNC, and other members.

In France, Dr. Al Qubaisi will hold discussions with Claude Bartolone, President of the French National Assembly, Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, and other top officials.

During her visit to Italy, the FNC Speaker will hold official discussions with Pietro Grasso, President of the Senate of the Italian Republic, Laura Boldrini, President of Italy's Chamber of Deputies, and Italian Foreign Minister Paulo Jantelaun, and other senior officials.

Source: Emirates News Agency