The Honourable Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, who is currently visiting the UAE to attend the first economic forum of Antigua and Barbuda in Dubai, was received by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, at Qasr Al Bahr on Monday.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed welcomed Prime Minister Browne and discussed ways to enhance bilateral relations, especially in economic, commercial and investment fields. They also reviewed topics of mutual interest.
Prime Minister Browne expressed his government’s willingness to increase co-operation and to benefit from the existing potential in creating long-lasting economic, commercial and tourism partnerships.
From the UAE government, the meeting was attended by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region; H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation; H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior; H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs; H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court; H.H. Sheikh Khalid bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Zayed Higher Organisation for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs (ZHO); Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, Sheikhs and senior officials.
Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs the Hon. Charles Fernandez; Ambassador to the UAE Mr. Casroy James and Counsel General in Miami, Ambassador Gilbert Boustany accompanied Prime Minister Browne to the meeting.