HAVANA, 10th December, 2016 (WAM)–The UAE Embassy in Cuba has hosted the reception to celebrate the 45th UAE national day anniversary.

Held in the Cuban capital, Havana, the event was attended by a number of representatives of the Cuban government, led by Ena Elsa Velqzquez, Minister of Education, Rogelio Sierra Diaz, Cuban Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister, as well as the GCC, Arab and foreign ambassadors.

Badr Abdullah Saeed Al Matrooshi, the UAE Ambassador to Cuba, stressed the importance of the UAE – Cuban relations, which saw growth since the opening of the embassy in Havana.

He touched on the achievements scored by the UAE at all levels, thanks to the vision of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum; His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Supreme Council Members, Their Highnesses Rulers of the Emirates.