UAE Ambassador participates in 158th Session of FAO Council.

Saqr Nasser Al Raisi, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Italy and UAE Permanent Representative to the international organisations with their headquarters in the Italian capital, has participated in the opening session of the 158th Session of the Council of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, FAO, in Rome.

In his opening speech, Jose Graziano da Silva, the FAO Director-General, stressed the importance of building resilience in poor rural communities to enable them to cope with the effects of conflict and climate change.

The meeting, which began yesterday, will also discuss the results of the 44th Session of the Committee on World Food Security, the report of the World Food Programme and developments in Fora of Importance for the Mandate of FAO.

Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs