Federal National Council Speaker receives Egyptian Ambassador

ABU DHABI, 27th January 2016 (WAM)— Speaker of the Federal National Council, Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, has received Egyptian Ambassador to the UAE, Wael Al Sayed Mohammed Gad, who called to congratulate her on becoming the first woman in the Arab world to be elected as speaker of a national assembly.

During the meeting, the pair discussed ways of bolstering bilateral relations between the two countries in line with the vision of their leaders.

They also underlined the importance of strong relations between the FNC and the Egyptian parliament.

Al Qubaisi commended the support being extended by the country’s wise leaders to women to empower them in all spheres.

The UAE, she noted, wishes to see women empowerment spread in all other Arab countries.

Egypt, Al Qubaisi said, is an Arab leader in empowering women and families.