TUNIS, 24th February, 2017 (WAM)-- A visa-issuance centre for the UAE Embassy in the Tunisian capital was inaugurated by Ambassador of the UAE to Tunisia Salim Eisa Al Qatam Al Zaabi on Thursday.

The UAE, led by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has a keen interest in promoting and enhancing bilateral relations between the two countries, the ambassador said in a speech delivered at the opening ceremony, attended by Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs Khemaies Jhinaoui, heads of Arab diplomatic missions and Emirati diplomats.

The opening of the centre will facilitate the issuance of visas and provide good services, he noted.

Jhinaoui hailed the opening of the centre, describing it as a significant step towards promoting the solid UAE-Tunisian relations and supporting trade and economic co-operation between the two countries.

Omar Al Tenaiji, head of the visa-issuance centre, Mohammed Juma Al Ghafli and Sultan Obaid Al Kaabi of the UAE Mission in Tunis, and Awadh Al Ketbi, Charge d'Affaires of the UAE Embassy in Libya, attended the ceremony.

Source: Emirates News Agency