UAE and Portugal to promote tourism
29 July, 2015
An agreement was signed on Wednesday in Lisbon between the UAE and Portugal to promote tourism and inform tourists about the best attractions. Signed by Mohammed Al Muhairi, director general of the National Council for Tourism and Antiquities, in the presence of Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, UAE Foreign Minister, it also aims to increase cooperation and encourage tourism institutions. It will also facilitate the influx of tourists and strengthen the relationship between the two countries. In a statement, the agreement is said to be “in recognition of the importance of tourism in promoting economic development, mutual understanding and goodwill, as well as reinforcing ties between people”.