Nahyan bin Mubarak receives ministers

WAM ABU DHABI, 25th February, 2014 (WAM) — Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, yesterday received Louise Asher, the Minister for Innovation, Services and Small Business, Minister for Tourism and Major Events, and Minister for Employment and Trade for the Australian State of Victoria.

Sheikh Nahyan exchanged talks with Ms. Asher and the academic and trade delegation accompanying her about the importance of developing cooperation in various areas of interest to the two countries, especially in the fields of culture and tourism.

Ms. Asher presented the idea of an Australian delegation visit on the work of trade, noting that it represents more than 100 companies and institutions, including higher educational institutions.

She said that the delegation’s visit to the country also aims to discuss opportunities for cooperation in the field of higher education.

She pointed out that more than 60 companies specialising in food and beverages are participating in the Gulfood 2014 Exhibition which began in Dubai this week, including the first summit on food security.

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak also received the Education Minister of Malta, Evarist Bartolo, and his official delegation.

During the meeting, the parties exchanged views about partnership opportunities and cooperation between the two countries in relation to the affairs of Culture, Youth and Higher Education and the possibility of finding ways for cultural exchange.

The meetings were attended by a number of senior officials WAM/Ahlam/Moran

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