President Dalia Grybauskaitė

The President congratulated the United Arab Emirates on national day

2016-12-02

Friday, December 2, Vilnius – President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf to President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the unification of the United Arab Emirates.

Next year will mark twenty five years of diplomatic relations between Lithuania and the United Arab Emirates. According to the President, during this period the two countries have enjoyed increasing bilateral cooperation, growing interest in each other and greater popular willingness to develop mutually beneficial activities. She expressed her strong hope that the upcoming meaningful diplomatic anniversary would give a further impetus for the development of economic, political, cultural, and societal contacts.

In her message of congratulations, the President wrote that the United Arab Emirates would remain an important partner as the two nations worked together to deal with urgent global issues within international organizations as well as in the context of the European Union and the Persian Gulf dialogue.

Dalia Grybauskaitė wished the President of the United Arab Emirates continued health and success, as well as long years of peace and prosperity to his country and its people.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2016.12.06 08:27

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