The UAE and Australia: A Roadmap for Future Cooperation

The UAE and Australia: A Roadmap for Future Cooperation

  • 15 January 2014

The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) organized a lecture by Her Excellency Julia Gillard, Former Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia, titled: ‘The UAE and Australia: A Roadmap for Future Cooperation,’ which was attended by the Director General of the ECSSR His Excellency Dr Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi , members of the diplomatic community of various Arab and foreign embassies as well as members of the Arab and foreign media.

Her Excellency Julia Gillard congratulated H.E. Dr Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi and the employees of the ECSSR on the 20th Anniversary of the Center’s establishment. She praised the high prestige the ECSSR has earned for its intellectual and research pursuits at the national, regional and international levels. She said that the development of a strategic partnership between the UAE and Australia in the field of economic and cultural relations as well as the common political stance of the two sides over various regional and international issues is a source of pride for the two countries.

Her Excellency lauded the UAE’s highly favorable conditions in the field of investment and said that it holds the 11th position as Australia’s trading partner. Around 16,000 Australians are currently residing in the UAE and the two countries have strong cooperation in the field of education with about 1,000 Emarati students studying in various Australian universities. She also pointed out that several Australian universities have opened their campuses in the UAE.

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Wednesday 15 January 2014

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Wednesday 15 January 2014

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