Bilateral relations and cooperation between the UAE and Mexico, and ways to promote cultural relations between the two countries, were discussed by UAE Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, and the Ambassador of Mexico to the UAE, Francisco Javier Escobar. The discussions took place at a recent meeting at Sheikh Nahyan\'s palace in Abu Dhabi. At the meeting, Sheikh Nahyan spoke about the role of culture in building bridges between peoples, and the exchange of cultural expertise between the two countries as a way to promote their cooperation. Ambassador Escobar presented Sheikh Nahyan with three hundred copies of the Arabic edition of \'Nueva Historia Minima de Mexico\' (Spanish for The new shortest history of Mexico), one of the publications of the Mexican Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AMEXCID, by its Spanish acronym). The book is a reference on the history of Mexico since 1530. The Mexican ambassador hailed the cultural development in the UAE and the role of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development in promoting cultural relations with other countries.