Foreign Ministry and UNICEF discuss joint cooperation

Abu Dhabi: Dr. Saeed Mohammed Al Shamsi, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs has discussed ways to strengthen alliance between UAE and UNICEF with Tony Lake, Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

During a meeting between two sides programs of UAE’s government for children and the provision of education and health care were reviewed.

Dr. Saeed Mohammed presented a brief overview on the government’s strategy aimed primarily at achieving sustainable and balanced development through the application of best international standards.

For his part, Tony Lake praised the leading role of the state and its contributions to UNICEF’s programs and funds in the region. He also hailed UAE’s achievement and significant progress in the Human Development Report, making it in the ranks of developed countries.

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