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The UAE Embassy in Sofia welcomes you

On behalf of all members of the UAE Embassy in Sofia, we are pleased to welcome the visitors to the official website of the Embassy.  Since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates and the Republic of Bulgaria, the two countries have sought to build close friendship and cooperation in several areas of common concern, and to raise their relations to the highest level for the sake of good and interest of the two friendly countries and nations.  Due to the importance of Consular Affairs, the Embassy does its utmost to provide the best consular services and to respond to all the inquiries from citizens and foreigners.

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H.E. Sultan Rashid Sultan Alkaitoob Alnuaimi

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Sofia, Krastova Vada, 102 Z Cherni Vrah blvd

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The UAE Minister of Education and his Bulgarian counterpart discussed ways to enhance joint cooperation

A working meeting between the UAE Minister of Education Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi and his Bulgarian counterpart Krasimir Valchev took place online with the participation of the Chargé d'Affairs at the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Sofia Mr. Tariq Bawazir and Dr. Sheikh Ammar Al Mualla, Director of Educational Organizations and External Relations.
During the meeting was discussed the significance of the solidarity and the joint efforts in the face of Covid-19 and the ways to support the continuity of education and the exchange of current experiences in the field of distance education, in addition to the mechanism of action towards developing the future educational process and how to benefit from the current situation in a positive way.

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Meeting in Abu Dhabi between His Excellency Ahmed Al Sayegh and the Bulgarian Minister of Economy

Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, Minister of State, met with Emil Karanikolov, Bulgarian Minister of Economy, to discuss bilateral cooperation between the UAE and Bulgaria in light of challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.
During the meeting, both sides discussed ways to strengthen the international response to COVID-19 and affirmed the importance of joint action in order to curb the virus’ spread.
An exchange of goods between the two sides took place to bolster both countries’ efforts to counter COVID-19.

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2020: Towards the next 50

The launch of the biggest national strategy to prepare the UAE for the coming 50 years

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