Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai attended a first of its kind remote swearing in ceremony yesterday, where four new ambassadors of the Emirates to Argentina, New Zealand, Uganda and Benin were sworn in remotely via video conferencing.
“Today ,I attended the swearing-in ceremony for our new ambassadors to Argentina, New Zealand, Uganda and Benin. We also received the credentials of Singapore’s ambassador to the UAE. Our diplomatic missions must work on establishing unprecedented international cooperation”, he tweeted.
Sheikh Mohammed also remotely received the credentials of the new ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to the Emirates, approved his papers and wished him success in his new assignment.
“There should be no ceiling to international cooperation currently as the global pandemic does not differentiate between countries”, Sheikh Mohammed said this to the current and new ambassadors during the ceremony.
“The global economy needs a new spirit of cooperation to safeguard people's lives and financial security”, he added.
In his tweet he added, “Our Emirati diplomatic work is working with all its energy to keep pace with the rapid changes and challenges the world is going through that need unprecedented international cooperation and solidarity”.
Meanwhile the Ministry of Health and Prevention in the UAE announced that extensive testing revealed 432 new cases bringing the total number of cases to 5365.