The United Arab Emirates continue to celebrate the 47th anniversary of the National Day. The day before, Minsk hosted a celebratory event organized by the embassy of the country in Belarus. Among the participants were government officials, diplomats and representatives of public organizations. Last year, Belarus and the Emirates celebrated the 25th anniversary of establishing of diplomatic relations. Successes in bilateral cooperation are confirmed by the exchange of visits at the highest level, increasing trade and increasing levels of economic and cultural cooperation.