07 August 2020
The UAE Ambassador to China, Ali Obaid Al Dhaheri, told the Global Times during a recent visit to the Beijing-based China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) that there are "a number of opportunities and possibilities for the UAE space agency to work with the CAST team in the future." China and the UAE could find collaborative opportunities in space exploration.
At an event on 06 August, themed on how to peacefully explore the Red Planet, ambassadors and diplomats from countries including China, the UAE, Namibia, Mali, Nepal, Uruguay and Azerbaijan signed an initiative on Peaceful Space Exploration.