Reem Al Hashimy receives women MPs of Iraqi Nineveh Governorate.

The empowerment of women takes top priority in the UAE’s foreign assistance policy, Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, said on Thursday during a meeting with a group of women MPs of Nineveh Governorate, Iraq.

Al Hashimy highlighted the UAE’s strategic commitment to the economic empowerment of women as being a key factor for success. She further said that UAE-Iraq ties were growing steadily.

During the meeting, which took place at the ministry headquarters in Abu Dhabi, the Iraqi parliamentary delegation briefed the UAE minister about the community peace initiatives in the Iraqi governorate.

The two parties also discussed a range of issues concerning women and children, as well as the future of peace in Nineveh.

Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs