Jeddah – Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Abu Dhabi crown prince and deputy commander of the UAE Armed Forces, concluded his visit to Saudi Arabia, leaving on Saturday as Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, bade him farewell at King Abdulaziz International Airport.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed discussed earlier ways to strengthen bilateral ties and other regional and international topics of mutual interest.
They also congratulated each other on the occasion of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
According to WAM, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed asserted that UAE and Saudi Arabia stand together in face of challenges and risks that threaten the region because they value solidarity and believe that the Gulf Cooperation Council would be more influential if united.
They also said that the regional and international challenges and risks require that the Council remain united to protect its states’ security and maintain their development and cultural achievements.
The Abu Dhabi crown prince stressed that the UAE will always be a backer of GCC unity.