UAE Commemorates Africa Day, Honors Enduring Ties with African Nations


The United Arab Emirates today celebrated Africa Day in commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity, the precursor to the African Union, on May 25, 1963.

In remarks delivered on the occasion of Africa Day celebrations, His Excellency Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of State, said: “The United Arab Emirates deeply values its partnerships with African nations across all fields. Through joint efforts to achieve development and prosperity across the African continent, we continue to work towards a better world for generations to come.”

“Today, the UAE affirms its wishes for the welfare and progress of its African partners, as well as our commitment to further strengthening the ties of fraternity and cooperation that unite our regions,” His Excellency Sheikh Shakhbout added.


Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation