UAE envoy attends Emirates Melbourne Cup in Australia

MELBOURNE, 5th November 2015 (WAM) – The UAE Ambassador to Australia, Dr. Obaid Al Hairi Salem Al Ketbi, today attended the opening of the Emirates Melbourne Cup Day, part of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, the most prestigious handicap horse race in Australia.

Al Ketbi, who was accompanied by the UAE Consul General in Melbourne, Saeed Matar Al Qamzi, toured the Flemington racecourse.

He met with the Governor General of Australia, Sir Peter Cosgrove, and a number of senior Australian officials during the event.