THE HAUGUE, 1st November 2016 (WAM) – Saeed Ali Al Nuwais, UAE ambassador to the Netherlands, today presented his credentials to Ahmet Uzumcu, Director General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), as UAE permanent representative to the organization.

Al Nuwais conveyed greetings of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minster of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, to the director of OPCW. He also voiced the UAE’s desire to boost joint cooperation with the organisation.

Al Nuwais expressed UAE’s commitment to the Chemical Weapons Convention out of its belief that weapons of mass destruction (WMD) pose real threats to international peace and security.