x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

Leading Emirati women tour US for talks

A delegation led by Dr Amal Al Qubaisi visited Washington and New York.

ABU DHABI // A delegation of female leaders from the UAE has visited the US to discuss challenges facing women with their counterparts in New York and Washington.

The group of Emiratis led by Dr Amal Al Qubaisi, deputy speaker of the FNC, visited the office of Mayor Michael Bloomberg in New York. In Washington, they group toured the Children's National Medical Center and learnt about its partnership with the UAE.

The women also met with senior female officials to share their experiences and highlight UAE initiatives to promote empowerment and gender equality.

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