IANS | 12 Jun, 2013
Top officials of the
UAE have held discussions with their counterparts from Iran, South Korea and
the southeastern European republic of Kosovo.
Saeed Mohammed Al Shamsi, the UAE's assistant foreign minister for
international organisations, met Iranian Ambassador to the UAE, Mohammad Reza
Fayyad, and reviewed a number of issues of mutual interest.
Al Shamsi also met South Korean Ambassador Kwon Tah Kyun, who paid a farewell
visit to the UAE minister. He appreciated the South Korean envoy's efforts to
strengthen bilateral ties.
In Pristina, capital of Kosovo, the country's First Deputy Prime Minister
Behgat Pacolli met visiting UAE Minister of Economy Sultan Al Mansouri and
discussed establishing joint investment projects that could increase trade
Al Mansouri also met Kosovo's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade and
Industry Mimoza Kusari-Lila.
Al Mansouri said the UAE plans to explore business and investment opportunities
in the Balkan countries, mainly in energy and renewable energy.
He said the UAE was interested in investing in agriculture, SMEs, free zones,
tourism, air transport, mining, industry, food industries and infrastructure.