Prime Minister J.Erdenebat received His Excellency Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, a son and counselor to the President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to discuss relations and economic cooperation between the two countries.
During the meeting, the Prime Minister emphasized that the two countries have focused on boosting relations and cooperation, and that high-level visits and dialogues between the two countries have increased. He also noted that the 13 million USD provided as non-refundable aid from the Government of the UAE for the Taishir Hydropower Plant was of great importance to developing trade and economic cooperation.
Sheikh Sultan Al Nahyan stressed that the opening of the new embassy of the UAE at the beginning of this year was very important to strengthening the ties between the two countries, and that there is interest in collaborating with Mongolia in tourism and launching a direct flight between Dubai and Ulaanbaatar. He also said that there is interest in sending a trade task force to Mongolia to study possible areas for economic cooperation. At the end of their meeting, the Sheikh invited the PM to pay an official visit to the UAE at his convenience.