Ukraine and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are preparing for boosting defence cooperation in the sphere of joint production of new samples of weapons and equipment, including unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) based on developments of Antonov State Enterprise.
Director-General of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih and Oleksandr Khomiak, Consul General of Ukraine to Dubai discussed means of boosting cooperation between Ukraine and the UAE, especially in areas of trade.
During the talks, the parties also discussed a wide range of cooperation, including logistics support for the needs of the UAE Ground Forces.
The bilateral trade in the first half of 2019 reached AED1.147 billion, and the top commodities are steel, industrial pipes, packaged medicaments, and spare parts.
“It’s very important for us to boost ties of partnership with the Ukrainian diplomatic missions and companies. We have priorities which include delivering the expertise of a leading custom to the world,” said Musabih following as he received Khomiak here today.
For his part, Khomiak applauded Dubai Customs’ efforts in supporting the national economy and developing tourism and trade stating that Dubai is a world-class trade and tourism hub and a central link between east and west.