H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Gabi Ashkenazi, Foreign Minister of Israel, on August 16 made a phone call thereby inaugurating a phone link between the two countries. Sheikh Abdullah exchanged greetings with Ashkenazi on the announcement of the peace treaty between the two countries and activation of full bilateral relations.
Both leaders emphasised their commitment to fulfil the provisions of the peace treaty and promote peace and regional development.
Meanwhile, the Emirates company APEX National Investment signed a strategic commercial agreement with the Israeli TeraGroup to develop research and studies on COVID-19.
The agreement aims at conducting and enhancing research and studies related to the disease as well as developing a testing device for speeding up the COVID testing process, and providing it with high accuracy in accordance with best international practices.
APEX National Investment is an investment company in the field of public investments, including the healthcare sector with a dedicated focus on establishing field hospitals at maximum speed and equipping them with the necessary high-standard equipment.
Established in 2003, TeraGroup branched out of the distinguished Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. It focuses on fast and safe, one-minute COVID-19 breathing tests using Tera sensing, which guarantee immediate, cost-effective results.
TeraGroup’s BioSafety testing is conducted in selected countries around the world, including the Emirates Field Hospital in Abu Dhabi, with plans to expand the testing to cover the entire UAE.