The UAE has pledged more than AED 7.3 billion ($ 2 billion) to fund investment and development projects in Mauritania.
The two sides have also signed agreements to expand cooperation in the fields of education, security, humanitarian work and social care.
The announcement came on the sidelines of Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani’s official visit to the Emirates.
He held talks with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, at Qasr Al Watan in Abu Dhabi.
My brother, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, President of Mauritania, and I have witnessed the signing of a number of agreements and MoUs between our countries. We continue to strengthen our close cooperation and joint work in various fields. pic.twitter.com/wIM27RO9ZR— محمد بن زايد (@MohamedBinZayed) February 2, 2020