The UAE, the first Arab destination for Russian investments: President of the Russian Federation Council


Jakarta: The UAE is the top Arab destination for Russian investment and the biggest Arab investor in Russia, according to a senior Russian official.

Valentina Matvienko, President of the Council of the Federation of Russia, underlined these points during a meeting with Saqr Ghobash, President of the Federal National Council (FNC), discussed ways to strengthen cooperation between the two friendly countries, in particular in the parliamentary sphere, in accordance with the support that these relations enjoy from the leaders and governments of the two countries.

During the meeting, held on the sidelines of the 8th G20 Speakers’ Summit in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, both sides recognized the role of parliamentary diplomacy in the service of state policies and in the strengthening of international security and peace.

They hailed the mission of the eight-member IPU Task Force for the Peaceful Resolution of the Crisis in Ukraine, led by MP Dr. Ali Al Nuaimi of the United Arab Emirates.

Saqr Ghobash stressed the importance of strengthening and continuity of communication, coordination and strategic parliamentary dialogue between the two parties, and of unifying positions, visions and orientations on various issues of common interest. in various regional and international parliamentary forums, in particular within the Inter-Parliamentary Union. , with the importance of the exchange of experiences, knowledge and parliamentary practices.

For her part, Ms. Matvienko stressed the need for parliamentary relations to keep pace with the strategic partnership relations between the two countries and the development they are experiencing at different economic, trade, cultural, energy and technological levels.


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