President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan conferred the First-Class Medal of Independence upon Gabriel Abed, Barbados Ambassador to the UAE, marking the end of his ambassadorial term. Minister Reem Al Hashimy awarded the medal at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, emphasizing the UAE’s commitment to bolstering ties with Barbados. She conveyed best wishes for Abed’s future endeavors, commending his role in enhancing relations during his tenure.
Abed thanked Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for the honor and acknowledged the growing ties between the two nations. He expressed gratitude to UAE entities for their collaborative efforts that positively impacted the success of his mission. The exchange highlighted the mutual dedication to fostering strong diplomatic relations.