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Sheikh Abdullah at the ground breaaking ceremony.

Work starts on UAE's Permanent Mission to UN building

ABU DHABI, 28 days ago

The UAE government has broken ground on its new building for Permanent Mission of the UAE to the United Nations in New York. The project reflects the heritage and national and cultural identity of the emirates.

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan yesterday (September 23) attended the foundation stone laying ceremony for the new building, reported state news agency Wam.

Sheikh Abdullah said the building of the UAE Permanent Mission is an extension of the country's long-standing commitment to the principles of the United Nations and its continued belief in multilateral diplomacy.

"As an active member of the United Nations since 1971, the UAE, remains committed to playing a role in shaping and developing successful solutions to global and regional issues in cooperation with partners in the United Nations," noted Sheikh Abdullah.

The ground breaking ceremony was attended by Dr Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State, and Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, UAE's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, as well as senior UN officials, foreign diplomats and senior representatives of the United States Government and New York City.




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