Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Speaker of Mongolian Parliament, Mr M.Enkhbold and the President of the Federal National Assembly of the United Arab Emirates, Dr Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation between Parliaments on December 19 in Abu Dhabi.
The MoU covers issues concerning bilateral cooperation on both regional and global levels, and bilateral relations in the areas of politics, economy, culture and education.
During the ceremony, Dr Abdullah Al Qubaisi touched upon the matters of bilateral cooperation in investment, economy, justice and humanities. She highlighted that the UAE places a great importance in energy cooperation with Mongolia, and that both legislatures must pay a special attention to eliminating duplicated taxes and alleviation of visa conditions.
She underlined “Launching direct flights will lend an actual impetus to achieve more tangible progress. Also, the cooperation in culture, education and humanities are as equally important as the economic ties. First of all, it is vital to increase the number of Mongolians who study Arab language”.
Mr Enkhbold said “We strive to broaden the scope of bilateral relations, strengthening cooperation in export of meat and meat products and co-implement major projects. He proposed the other party to consider and study the feasibilities to draw workforce from Mongolia. He viewed that this is important for training professional cadres in Emirates and for consolidating the people-to-people ties. Ms Abdullah Al Qubaisi applauded this proposal.
Mongolia and the United Arab Emirates established diplomatic ties in 1996. Flydubai and Mongolia’s MIAT have signed Agreement of Aviation Relations.