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Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Arrives to Cairo in a Business Trip | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Dr Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani

Abu Dhabi- Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces arrived on Thursday to Cairo in a trip business and was welcomed by the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at Cairo International Airport.

HH was also received by Egyptian Prime Minister Sheriff Ismail, Minister of Defense and Military Production of Egypt, Lt. General Sedki Sobhi and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.

At the VIP Hall in the airport, al-Sisi welcomed Sheikh Mohammed and exchanged friendly talks that reflect the strong fraternal relations between the two peoples and countries.

Sheikh Mohamed was accompanied by a delegation, including HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; Ali Mohammad Hamad Al Shamsi, Deputy Secretary-General of the Supreme National Security Council; Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Executive Affairs Authority; Mohammed Mubarak Al Mazrui, Under-Secretary of the Crown Prince’s Court of Abu Dhabi; Major General Isa Saif bin Ablan Al Mazrui, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces; and Mohammed bin Nakhira Al Dhaheri, UAE Ambassador to Egypt.

Mohammed Al Dhaheri said that the visit of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to Egypt comes within the framework of fraternal and strategic cooperation between the two countries.

He added that Sheikh Mohamed’s meeting with President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, comes within this respect and in line with continuous consultations between the two countries for their best interests.

In a statement issued on Thursday, Al Dhaheri said that the UAE leadership, which is represented by the President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai; HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in addition to the Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, together embody distinguished Arab model in terms of fraternal ties and values derived from the deep-rooted ties.

He also explained that the UAE’s political leadership backs Egypt as the relations between the two countries surpasses all traditional frameworks into wider horizons towards unprecedented high levels of joint cooperation, harmony and coordination.

The UAE envoy also indicated that all the cooperation programs between the two countries are notable, indicating that the UAE Rulers and all Emiratis believe that Egypt will remain safe and secure, thanks to its wise leadership and the sacrifices of its people, as well as the support provided by all its brothers and friends.

He reiterated that when Egypt gains success it will be able to infuse new blood into the Arab world to revive its renaissance, harness its energies and human resources capacities.