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Sheikh Mohamed and Prince Salman review bilateral ties

His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, arrived in Abu Dhabi today in a two-day official visit to the UAE. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, led a high-level entourage of top officials to welcome Prince Mohammed bin Salman and his accompanying delegation upon arrival at the Presidential Airport.

Sheikh Mohamed and Prince Salman review bilateral ties

Prominent among those receiving Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Airport were H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region, H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser, H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, H.H. Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office, H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan.

Also present were Special Affairs Advisor at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, Mohamed bin Hadi Al Hussaini, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, Jameela bint Salem Al Muheiri, Minister of State for Public Education, Hessa bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of State, Ali bin Hammad Al Shamsi, Deputy Secretary General of the Supreme National Security Council, and Sheikh Nahyan bin Saif bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, UAE Ambassador to Saudi Arabia.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz was accompanied by HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Energy, HRH Prince Turki bin Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz, Minister of State and Cabinet Member, HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Sport, HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior, HRH Prince Abdullah bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Minister of National Guard, HRH Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah Al Saudi, Minister of Foreign Affairs, HRH Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Saud, Minister of Culture, Dr Musaed Mohammed Al-Aiban, Minister of State and Cabinet Member, Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi, Minister of Commerce and Acting Minister of Information and Turki Al Dakheel, Saudi Ambassador to the UAE.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of Saudi Arabia, reviewed the bilateral relations and opportunities to develop them in the light of the explored strategic cooperation between their countries. They also discussed regional and international developments of mutual interest.
This came during the talks between His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, at Qasr Al Watan in Abu Dhabi. Sheikh Mohamed welcomed Prince Mohammed bin Salman on his visit to the UAE.
The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia conveyed greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on the UAE’s 50th National Day anniversary and his wishes of further progress and prosperity to the people of the UAE. The meeting touched on various aspects of strategic cooperation between the two countries, which is founded on coordination, joint action and mutual interests.
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and Prince Mohammed bin Salman also discussed the importance of boosting joint GCC and Arab action, as well as regional and international issues of interest. They emphasised the need to strengthen regional stability, a key pillar for development and progress. At the beginning of the meeting, Sheikh Mohamed offered greetings to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, wishing him good health and further progress and prosperity to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sheikh Mohamed lauded the strong brotherly relations between the UAE and Saudi Arabia, emanating from their belief in the shared destiny.
“Thanks to the efforts of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and his brothers the Kings of Saudi Arabia, and the stances of His Highness the President and his brother the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, the excellent relations between our countries keep growing stronger as they are founded on fraternity, history, geography and common interests,” he added. 
Sheikh Mohamed also referred to the key role played by Saudi Arabia in regional and Arab security. “Saudi Arabia has been, and will always be a key regional player. We are confident that together, we will be able to confront all challenges in the region and to maintain our common interests and the welfare of our peoples.”
Prince Mohammed bin Salman expressed delight over visiting the UAE and sharing the joy of its National Day celebrations. He expressed best wishes to the government and people of the UAE, saying that Saudi Arabia is proud of the excellent, historic fraternal ties with the UAE.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan conferred the ‘Order of Zayed” on His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, in appreciation to his role in developing relations and cooperation between the UAE and Saudi Arabia and as an expression of pride of the historic fraternal bonds between the two countries.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, presented the Order of Zayed, in a ceremony held at Qasr Al Watan. Sheikh Mohamed hosted a dinner banquet in honour of His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and his accompa

nying delegation.

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