Maytha Al Shamsi attends Swedish Embassy reception

ABU DHABI, 1st March, 2016 (WAM) — Dr. Maytha bint Salem Al Shamsi, Minister of State, yesterday attended a reception hosted by Jan Thesleff, Ambassador of Sweden, on the occasion of his country’s National Day.

The ceremony was attended by Shihab Ahmed Al Fahim, Assistant Under-Secretary for Protocol Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a number of officials and heads of Arab and foreign diplomatic missions accredited in the UAE and a number of businessmen and members of the Swedish community living in the country.

In a speech during the ceremony, the Swedish Ambassador commended the distinguished relations between the UAE and the Kingdom of Sweden, which is witnessing development in all fields.

He also hailed the comprehensive cultural renaissance witnessed by the UAE in various fields, commending the wise leadership of the state, headed by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden expressed deep thanks and appreciation to UAE’s officials in general and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in particular for the cooperation he has received to facilitate his mission as an ambassador for his country in the UAE.