UAE, Ireland discuss co-operation in infrastructure, housing

DUBAI, 30th January, 2017 (WAM) — Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development, and Pat Breen, Irish Minister of State for Employment and Small Business, discussed co-operation in the field of infrastructure and housing.

Praising the bilateral relations between the UAE and the Republic of Ireland in various fields, Dr. Al Nuaimi, who is also the Chairman of Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme, stressed the importance of exchanging experiences in the field of infrastructure and housing.

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme are working on implementing various projects in accordance with international standards and specifications, he said.

The ministry will support comprehensive development and achieve economic growth, in compliance with the UAE Vision 2021 and its national agenda, he added.

The Irish minister appreciated the development achieved by the UAE in different sectors, particularly infrastructure.