Mohamed bin Zayed, El Sisi witness signed agreements between UAE, Egypt

The agreements to avoid double taxation and prevent tax evasion.

  
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi addresses opening of 32nd Ordinary Session of Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, February 10, 2019. Image for illustrative purposes.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi addresses opening of 32nd Ordinary Session of Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, February 10, 2019. Image for illustrative purposes.

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ABU DHABI- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah El Sisi, witnessed the official exchange of a number of previously signed agreements and Memoranda of Understanding, MoUs, between their countries across various sectors.

The agreements will see parties in the UAE and Egypt work together to develop cooperation and mutual interest. The agreements and MoUs exchanged between the two sides included an agreement between the governments of the UAE and Egypt to avoid double taxation and prevent tax evasion. It was exchanged by Obaid bin Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, and Dr. Hala Helmy El Saeed Younis, Minister of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform of Egypt.

Another MoU on manpower was exchanged between Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, and Dr. Younis, along with an MoU between UAE's Insurance Authority and the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority, which was exchanged by Ibrahim Obaid Al Zaabi, Director-General of the Insurance Authority, and Dr. Younis. The ceremony was attended by Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor; H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs; H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court; H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Adviser to the UAE President; H.H. Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Executive Committee and Member of the Executive Council; Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance; Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Executive Director of The Martyrs' Families' Affairs Office at the Crown Prince's Court; Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Airports Company, along with a number of Sheikhs, ministers and officials. The ceremony was also attended by the delegation accompanying the Egyptian President, which included Chief of Staff of the President of the Republic, Major General Mostafa Sherif Mahmoud Talaat Sabour; Dr. Younis; General Intelligence Chief, Major General Abbas Mustafa Kamel Mohamed, and Egyptian Ambassador to the UAE, Sherif Mohammed Fouad Al Bedewi.

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