The UAE's President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan held talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Thursday.
During the meeting at Elysee Palace in Paris, the two leaders discussed ways to enhance collaboration in priority areas, including culture, environment, climate change, space, and renewable energy.
Their talks also covered other fields central to both countries’ sustainable development ambitions, including investment, the economy, food security, and advanced technology.
The leaders also talked about the upcoming COP28 climate conference, to be hosted by the UAE later this year, and reiterated their shared belief in the importance and potential of joint action. They stated that pursuing collaborative measures to confront climate change is an immediate priority for both countries.
They also discussed regional and international developments, with both sides stressing the importance of promoting peace, stability and cooperation between the nations.
The UAE and France share a strong, historic partnership, and today in Paris I joined President Emmanuel Macron to explore opportunities for further collaboration across various sectors. Together, we remain committed to promoting a stable and prosperous future for all. pic.twitter.com/B9VSv9rct7— محمد بن زايد (@MohamedBinZayed) May 11, 2023