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UAE President receives regional leaders

UAE President receives regional leaders

During the meeting, the leaders discussed fraternal relations between their respective countries and different areas of joint cooperation and coordination across all sectors

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UAE President welcomes regional heads of state Photo courtesy WAM

UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan held a fraternal consultative meeting with regional leaders on Wednesday, January 18.

Sheikh Mohamed held the meeting with Sultan Haitham bin Tariq of Oman; King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain; Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani of Qatar; King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein of Jordan and President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi of Egypt, reported the state news agency, WAM.

Held under the theme “Prosperity and Stability in the Region”, the meeting aimed to consolidate and deepen cooperation between the ‘brotherly countries’ across various sectors that serve development, prosperity and stability in the region through cooperation and regional integration.

Strengthening fraternal relations

During the meeting, the leaders discussed fraternal relations between their respective countries and different areas of joint cooperation and coordination in all fields for a more prosperous future.

The meeting touched upon a number of regional and international issues and developments of common interest and the challenges the region is witnessing politically, securely and economically, and the importance of coordinating positions and strengthening joint Arab action in dealing with these challenges to ensure building a more stable future for the peoples of the region, reported WAM.

A common vision

They stressed that cooperation in building economic and development partnerships between their countries and other Arab nations in the region is the way to create a better future for all people in the region.

The leaders also affirmed their common vision to enhance stability and prosperity in the region and their firm belief in the significance of communication for the sake of construction, development and prosperity.

Recent visits from international heads of state this week

On January 15, the UAE President received the South Korean president, who was in UAE on a multi-day state visit.

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol was welcomed to Abu Dhabi by President Sheikh Mohamed as he embarked on a four-day visit. He was accompanied by first lady Kim Keon-hee. Photo Courtesy WAM
On January 17, Sheikh Mohamed received President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of Kazakhstan who is on an official visit to the country.
UAE President receives President of Kazakhstan Photo Wam
Sheikh Mohamed receives President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of Kazakhstan. Photo courtesy: WAM

On January 17, Sheikh Mohamed also received the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, who is visiting the country to attend the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, at Qasr Al Shati Palace.

UAE President meets Ethiopian PM Photo courtesy WAM
The UAE President meets Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed. Photo courtesy WAM

On January 18,  the UAE President received President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi of Egypt, in the presence of Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman.

UAE President receives the Egyptian President. Photo Courtesy WAM
The UAE President receives the Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi. Photo Courtesy WAM

On January 18, Sheikh Mohamed also received Surangel S. Whipps Jr, President of the Republic of Palau, who is currently visiting the UAE to attend the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

UAE President meets Palau President Photo WAM
The UAE President meets the President of Palau Surangel S. Whipps Jr. Photo courtesy: WAM

During the meeting held in Qasr Al Bahr Palace in Abu Dhabi, the two sides reviewed the UAE-Palau cooperation ties and opportunities to develop them, especially in the fields of development, economy and investment, to achieve the mutual interests of the two friendly countries.

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