Zaki Nusseibeh, UAE Minister of State, has met with Aleksandar Bogdanovic, Minister of Culture of Montenegro, to discuss a range of cultural issues of mutual interest.
The meeting took place on the sidelines of the 17th Summit of the International Organisation of La Francophonie (IOF), which began yesterday in the Armenian capital, Yerevan.
The UAE is participating in the two-day Francophonie Summit as a participating member, through a delegation led by Nusseibeh.
The UAE is participating for the first time as a participating member, after previously participating as an observer, which reflects the level of appreciation for its role in promoting the values of security, peace, democracy, respect for human rights and cultural diversity.
The announcement of the UAE's permanent membership in the IOF was also made during the summit.
Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs