UAE Ambassador meets Spanish official

MADRID, 23rd February, 2015 (WAM) — Dr. Hessa Abdullah Al Otaiba, the UAE Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain, has met with the Director General of Civil Aviation of the Spanish Ministry of Development, Angel Luis Arias.

During the meeting, they discussed the bilateral relations between the two countries and the importance of supporting the two sides’ international stances.

Al Otaiba affirmed strong relations between the two friendly peoples, a fact represented in the intensive air movement between the Emirates and Spain, with Madrid and Dubai connected through daily trips in addition to the near launch of Etihad Airways which will operate a number of weekly flights as of next March, set to be increased next year to become daily flights.

On his part, Arias expressed his country’s keen interest in bolstering political and economic relations between the two sides, stressing Spain’s full readiness for cooperation between both sides.