The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Afghanistan have signed several memoranda of understanding (MoUs) in many fields; including education, culture, sports, mining and energy, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported.

Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, and Mohammad Humayon Qayoumi, Afghanistan’s Acting Minister of Finance, signed four agreements covering the fields of education, mining, energy, and sports cooperation.

Additionally, Qayoumi signed an MoU on cultural cooperation with Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, the Emirati Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, and another agreement on agricultural cooperation with Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, the UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment.

The signed MoUs aim at enhancing the joint cooperation between the two countries.

Signing the MoUs was witnessed by Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan.