The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Republic of Chad have signed a number of agreements and memoranda of understanding (MoUs) in various fields aimed at advancing bilateral cooperation.
President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Chad’s interim president, Mr. Mahamat Idriss Deby, have witnessed these exchanges, which were signed at Al Shati Palace.
MoUs & Agreements
- A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of military cooperation signed by Mr. Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, on behalf of the UAE, and Lieutenant General Daoud Yahya, Minister of Defence, on behalf of Chad.
- A Loan Agreement between the Republic of Chad and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), signed by Mr. Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the ADFD, on behalf of the UAE, and Mr. Moussa Batraki, Chad’s Minister of Economy, Development Planning and International Cooperation.
- An MoU in the field of energy signed by Mr. Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure (MoEI), on behalf of the UAE, and Mr. Djerassem le Bemadjiel, Chad’s Minister of Petroleum and Energy.
- An MoU in the field of mining signed by Mr. Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, on behalf of the UAE, and Mr. Abdelkerim Mahamat Abdelkerim, Minister of Mines and Geology, on behalf of Chad.
The ceremony of exchanging MoUs and agreements was attended by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court, H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Special Affairs Advisor at the Presidential Court, and Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of State.