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UAE opens Boston consulate to strengthen bilateral ties in New England

October 16, 2016

The UAE opened a Consulate General in Boston, Massachusetts – its third in the United States. Salem Alshamsi will serve as Consul General. The UAE maintains strong commercial and diplomatic ties with Boston and the New England region, including more than $150 million in imports from Massachusetts, educational program exchanges like the MIT-Masdar Cooperative Program, and joint healthcare projects like the New England Center for Children in Abu Dhabi. The Boston Consulate will seek to promote the bilateral relationship and enhance UAE-US cooperation throughout New England.

Read more about the Consulate opening here.