ABU DHABI,16th November 2016 (WAM ) – President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has bestowed the Order of Independence (First Class) to Umej Singh Bhatia, the Ambassador of Singapore to the UAE.

The order was presented to Ambassador Bhatia in recognition of thr efforts exerted during his tenure to bolster and enhance the friendly and cooperative relations between the UAE and Singapore.

The order was presented by H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, when he received Ambassador Bhatia at his office in the Ministry on Wednesday.

Sheikh Abdullah praised Ambassador Bhatia’s role in enhancing ties of friendship between the UAE and Singapore and wished him success in his future endeavours.