UAE Receives BRICS Invitation, Pledges Collaborative Endeavors
The UAE's entry into the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) bloc has been warmly embraced by its leadership. The BRICS summit, which took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, saw the UAE, along with Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Argentina, Ethiopia, and Iran, become full members from January 1.
UAE's Inclusion in BRICS Bloc
This move was applauded by the UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who expressed eagerness for continued cooperation that benefits all nations.
Balanced Foreign Policy and Multilateral Partnerships
Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, characterized the UAE's admission as evidence of the country's well-balanced foreign policy. It is consistent with the UAE's ideology of promoting fruitful international multilateral alliances, further enhancing its standing in trade and the economy worldwide. The UAE wants to continue to be a dependable partner in international trade.
UAE's Commitment to Peace, Security, and Development
UAE's commitment to global peace, security, and development was reiterated by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The debate on expanding the BRICS bloc was a focal point of the summit, demonstrating its significance in international affairs.
Economic Prosperity and Innovative Strategies
Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, First Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Deputy Prime Minister, highlighted the UAE's economic development and position as a trade hub. This move showcases the nation's role in international partnerships, supporting long-term economic growth through innovative strategies.
Strong UAE Presence and Participation
Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, a member of the Supreme Council and the ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, served as the head of the UAE delegation at the summit. The delegation included high-ranking officials, demonstrating how involved the UAE is in world affairs.
BRICS and Global Influence
BRICS, which was founded in 2009, has grown in importance as a voice for the Global South and developing nations. It accounts for a considerable amount of the world's GDP and population. Its power will grow even further with the admission of major oil-producing nations like Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Iran.
UAE's Vision for Prosperity and Stability
Dr. Anwar Gargash, Diplomatic Adviser to the UAE President, stated that the UAE's entry into BRICS is a testament to its strong economy, effective diplomacy, and commitment to global relations. The UAE's involvement in the BRICS initiative signifies its dedication to promoting global peace, stability, and prosperity.
Championing Multilateralism and Sustainable Development
The UAE's engagement with BRICS aligns with its broader commitment to multilateralism and sustainable development. The nation actively participates in international platforms like the G20 and will host the upcoming UN climate change conference, COP28. This approach reflects the UAE's dedication to contributing positively to global challenges