Mansour bin Zayed meets with UN High Commissioner for Refugees


HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation (KBZF), today received in his office at the Presidential Palace Mr Antonio Guterres, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.  Discussion during the meeting covered areas of joint co-operation, as well as the status of refugees and displaced persons both in the region and worldwide.  

In the course of the meeting, Sheikh Mansour stressed the UAE's aim to expand its avenues of joint co-operation with UN-affiliated humanitarian organisations, which he said comes within the UAE's framework of being at the forefront of providing humanitarian aid and assistance in various countries around the world. 

Sheikh Mansour also praised the UN on its international humanitarian efforts to help refugees and the displaced.  

Mr Guterres took the opportunity to commend the high level of co-operation between the UAE and the UN’s humanitarian organisations.  

The meeting was attended by HE Rashid Saeed Al Amri, Undersecretary of the Government Co-ordination Division at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, and HE Mohammed Haji Al Khouri, Director-General of the KBZF.  
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