Arab world can work together to modernise and raise living standards, says UAE minister

Mohammed Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs, was speaking as a high-level Sudanese delegation visited the UAE to learn about how the Government operates

Mohammed Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs, said the UAE wants to work with governments across the Arab world to raise living standards for all.

He said the UAE seeks to share experience, knowledge and success stories to improve public-sector efficiency and performance, state news agency Wam reported on Saturday.

Mr Gergawi was speaking as a high-level Sudanese delegation visited the UAE to learn about how its Government operates.

Delegates included Osman Abdel Halim, deputy secretary general of the country’s Council of Ministers, and other officials.

They also met Abdulla Lootah, director general of the UAE Cabinet’s Presidency Office at the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs; Mariam Al Hammadi, secretary general of the Cabinet; and Saeed Al Eter, chairman of the UAE Government Media Office and others.

The meetings focused on co-operation between the two countries and the UAE government model in managing the Cabinet’s affairs.

Mr Al Gergawi also hailed the strong relations between the UAE and Sudan dating back to the 1970s.

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