FUJAIRAH, 22nd February, 2019 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, is heading the UAE participating delegation in the Arab League-European Union (EU) Summit, which will begin next Sunday in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, to discuss ways of confronting common challenges in the political, economic, social, environmental and security fields.
Fujairah Ruler will be accompanied by a high-profile delegation comprising Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy; Obaid bin Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs; Mariam Hareb Almheiri, Minister of State for Food Security; Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, Minister of State; Saif Mohammed Al Hajri, Chairman of the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi; Faris Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Adviser to the Ministry of Presidential Affairs; Saeed bin Mohammed Al Raqbani, Special Advisor to the Ruler of Fujairah; Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Fund for Development; Mohammed Saeed Al Dhanhany, Director of the Emiri Court of Fujairah; Khalifa Shaheen Al-Marar, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Political Affairs; Abdullah Matar Al Mazrouei, Director of the Arab Affairs Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Juma Mubarak Al Junaibi, the UAE Ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt and Permanent Representative to the League of Arab States.
The Summit, which will be co-chaired by Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah and EU's President Donald Tusk, will be held under the main title of "Investing in Stability."
Leaders from both sides will seek to strengthen Arab-European ties. They will also address a wide range of issues and common challenges, such as:multilateralism;
trade and investment; migration;security; the situation in the region
According to the Middle East News Agency,MENA, the summit aims to find solutions for several political issues, including illegal immigration, the peace process in the Middle East and the political crises in Syria, Yemen, Libya and Iraq.
Fifty Arab and European countries, including 22 Arab countries and 28 European countries, will take part in the event.