Tel Aviv: Israel has appointed Amir Hayek as its first ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, who will now replace Israel’s special envoy to Abu Dhabi.
According to the international news agency, Israeli Foreign Minister Yairlpid has announced the appointment of the first ambassador to the United Arab Emirates through his tweet. Amir Hayek will be Israel’s first ambassador to the UAE.
The Israeli Foreign Minister said that Amir Hayek is rich in knowledge and experience in the fields of economy and tourism, which are the right choice to act as a bridge between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.
According to the Times of Israel, Amir Hayek is the president of the Israel Hotel Association and has previously served as head of the Manufacturing Association of Israel and director general of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor.
Just two weeks ago, the UAE appointed Muhammad al-Khaja as its ambassador to Israel and inaugurated an embassy in Tel Aviv. Former US President Donald Trump played a key role in restoring diplomatic relations between the two countries.
It should be noted that since the resumption of diplomatic and trade relations between the UAE and Israel, agreements have been reached to promote relations in the areas of health, civil aviation, tourism, food security, agriculture and defense.