UN lauds UAE’s contributions during disasters

September 21st, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS  

New York, Sep 20 (IANS/WAM) The UN has appreciated substantial contributions UAE’s humanitarian and charitable organisations were offering to alleviate suffering of underprivileged population at times of regional and international disasters.

UN Special Advisor and Assistant Secretary-General for Civilian Capacities Sarah Cliffe said the UN was looking forward for greater partnerships with the UAE in exchange of expertise and capacity building.

Cliffe was holding a meet with visiting UAE Assistant Foreign Minister for International Organisations Saeed Al Shamsi on the sidelines of the 67th regular session of the UN General Assembly.

–IANS/WAM
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