Sat, 28 Jan 2023

ABU DHABI, 31st October, 2022 (WAM) -- Saleh Ahmed Al Suwaidi, UAE Ambassador to Brazil, has met with Carla Barnett, Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), at its headquarters in Georgetown, Guyana.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed cooperation between the UAE and CARICOM member countries, in addition to reviewing several topics of mutual interest.

Al Suwaidi stressed that the relationship between the UAE and CARICOM member countries is in constant development, highlighting the UAE's keenness to further enhance cooperation while praising the group's constructive participation in Expo 2020 Dubai.

For her part, Barnett commended the UAE's outstanding organisation and efforts in making Expo 2020 Dubai a success, stressing that the event was a significant opportunity for CARICOM member countries.

She also provided an overview of CARICOM economic cooperation and integration between its members and the challenges they faced during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Barnett also commended the role of the UAE's leadership in providing development aid to CARICOM member countries.

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