Mexico has honored the United Arab Emirates’ current ambassador to Argentina, Saeed Rashed Obaid Saif Al Zaabi, for his efforts to obtain donations from his country to assist people affected by Hurricane Ingrid and Tropical Storm Manuel.
Mexico’s ambassador to Argentina, Fernando Jorge Castro Trenti, recalled that those rare back-to-back storm systems battered his homeland’s east and west coasts in September 2013.
Castro Trenti presented Al Zaabi, the UAE’s former ambassador to Mexico, the Order of the Aztec Eagle in a ceremony in Buenos Aires Thursday at the Mexican Embassy’s Benito Juarez Hall, diplomatic sources told EFE.
The Order of the Aztec Eagle is Mexico highest honor awarded to foreigners and is bestowed in recognition of their service to Mexico or humankind.
Castro Trenti said that during Al Zaabi’s tenure as that Arab nation’s ambassador to Mexico a number of bilateral agreements were signed, including an investment promotion and protection deal and accords related to air services, the avoidance of double taxation and efforts to combat tax evasion.
Other energy and economic agreements were inked with the goal of strengthening bilateral relations, the Mexican ambassador said.
Al Zaabi thanked Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto for the order and hailed the role Foreign Minister Claudia Ruiz Massieu has played in strengthening ties between the United Arab Emirates and Mexico.
The ceremony also was attended by the ambassadors to Argentina from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Libya, Palestine and the Arab League, among others.
more recommended stories
Mexico struggles: whether to dialogue with “self-defense” groups or persecute them
Mexico’s government appears to be split.
Why is Mérida the best place to live in Mexico?
If you decided to move to.
“Kukulkán Perrito Rescue Operation” at Chichén Itza archaeological site
In order to continue with the.
Mexico risks recession as second-quarter GDP may be revised down
According to Bloomberg.com, economists expect Mexico’s.
Trump says he is ‘very seriously’ looking to end birthright citizenship
Eight months after first raising the idea, President.
Business summit’ in Mérida to unravel the conflict created by AMLO´s government
MERIDA Yucatán. – The heads of.
Violence threatens Mexico’s Magic Towns
The charm of Magical Towns has.
More cases of measles in Mexico
CHETUMAL Quintana Roo – A 23-year-old.
Economists worldwide forecast a recession in the US
The US economy appears to go.
Arkansas family’s harrowing ordeal in Mexico after they hadn’t purchased travel insurance
News websites and social media have.