His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President, awarded His Excellency Khemissi Arif, Ambassador of Algeria to the UAE, the First Class Medal of Independence, on the occasion of the end of his tenure as ambassador to the UAE.
His Excellency Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, Minister of State, presented the medal to His Excellency Ambassador Arif.
His Excellency Sheikh Shakhboot expressed his appreciation for His Excellency the Ambassador’s work during his tenure, which enhanced bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries in various fields, whilst wishing the Ambassador success in his future duties.
For his part, His Excellency Arif expressed his appreciation to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.
His Excellency Arif praised the achievements made by the UAE since its founding, reflecting its wise leadership’s success in establishing the status of the country on the global stage.
His Excellency thanked all UAE government agencies for their support in carrying out his duties to enhance bilateral relations, stressing his country’s keenness to develop mutual cooperation, in a way that serves the common interests that benefits the two nations and peoples.
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs&International Cooperation.