President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan awarded the Medal of Independence of the First Order to Mohammed Dansanta Rimi, the outgoing Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, in recognition of his service to the UAE. The ceremony, held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ headquarters in Abu Dhabi, was presided over by Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, Minister of State, who underscored the UAE’s commitment to strengthening ties with Nigeria across various sectors.
Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan lauded Ambassador Rimi for his instrumental role in advancing the robust bilateral relations between the two nations during his tenure in the UAE. He conveyed his best wishes for the ambassador’s continued success and career development.
Expressing his gratitude, Ambassador Rimi acknowledged the honor bestowed upon him by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. He commended the UAE’s accomplishments, underscoring the leadership’s dedication and aspirations to elevate the country’s global standing. Additionally, Rimi praised the significant progress achieved in the diplomatic relations between the UAE and Nigeria. He extended his thanks to all UAE entities for their collaborative efforts that positively contributed to the success of his mission in enhancing bilateral relations.