During the official visit of the Iranian Foreign Minister, His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, to the United Arabic Emirates for the purpose of meeting the UAE Foreign Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyana, and also the Vice President of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dr. Zarif attended the intimate meeting with Iranians residing in the UAE at the Iranian Club Dubai.
This meeting held at the Iranian Club’s amphitheater started at 20:30 on Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 with broadcast of the Iranian and UAE national anthems followed by recitation of few verses of the Holy Quran. A short video clip was displayed by the Iranian Club’s Cultural affairs screening several formal meetings and negotiations and also the efforts of the Iranian Foreign Minister and the negotiating team in the direction of the enhancement of mutual relations with other countries. The clip was on behalf of the Iranians in UAE dubbed as “Well done!, Mr. Minister”. After the clip, the Minister gave a speech which was followed by a question and answer session.
Following the meeting, the Foreign Minister participated at the dinner banquet attended by the heads of Iranian institutions based in Dubai, hosted by the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in UAE. The dinner was served at the Club’s “Shaghayegh” ballroom. At the end, Dr. Zarif signed a testimonial memo acknowledging the efforts of the Iranian Club staff for well organizing the event.
"I thank all dear staff members of Iranian Club Dubai for organizing such prestigious event gathering a high number of our dear fellow Iranians residing in the United Arab Emirates.
The continuous productive efforts of all dear staff brought about a memorable night for this person and the accompanying delegation. I hope every success for them in better serving the noble Iranian community.
Mohammad Javad Zarif