Sheikh Mohamed and President Ramos-Horta discussed cooperation in various sectors, especially in the economy, trade and investment, as well as sustainability and climate action.
Both sides expressed great interest in accelerating the development of bilateral relations and achieving sustainable development and prosperity for their people.
The meeting also addressed the importance of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28), which the UAE will host later this year. In this sense, they underlined the importance of global climate action and the identification of practical solutions to address climate change.
The two sides exchanged views on various regional and international developments of mutual interest. They emphasized the importance of promoting the values of tolerance, coexistence, cooperation and human brotherhood, affirming the need for joint international efforts to ensure peace, stability and development at the regional and global levels to pave the way towards a better future for generations. coming.
For his part, President Ramos-Horta expressed his gratitude to His Royal Highness for the warm welcome extended to him and his accompanying delegation. He highlighted his country’s interest in benefiting from the UAE’s development model and its leading experience in economic diversification and highlighted the numerous areas of potential cooperation between the two countries.
He also praised the UAE’s efforts to promote peace, tolerance and coexistence, noting that Timor-Leste adopted the Document on Human Fraternity as a national charter in 2022, which is now part of its educational curriculum. schools.
The meeting was attended by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister and President of the Presidential Court; Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi; Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, representative of the ruler in the Al Dhafra region; Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as Chairman of the Martyrs’ Family Affairs and Development Office of the Presidential Court; Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, Minister of State; and the delegation accompanying the President of Timor-Leste, made up of several ministers and senior officials.