UAE partakes in preparatory committee meetings for 8th BWC

GENEVA, 8th August, 2016 (WAM) -- The UAE is taking part in the meetings of the Preparatory Committee for the Eighth Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC), which started earlier today in Geneva and will continue till 12th August.

The UAE delegation to the meetings is being headed by Mohammed Ali Al Shamsi, Deputy Director of International Security Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Also attending are representatives of the UAE's Permanent Mission to the UN in Geneva, the Ministry of Defence, the General Headquarters of the UAE Armed Forces and the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment.

The eighth review conference of the BWC will be held in Geneva from on 7th-25th November.


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