UAE leaders exchange Eid Al Adha greetings at Al Mushrif Palace, Abu Dhabi, on Sunday. WAM
Their Highnesses the Members of the Supreme Council, the Rulers of the Emirates have conveyed their sincere greetings on Eid Al Adha to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, wishing him good health and further prosperity and glory to UAE people.
This came as 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, welcomed the Rulers of the Emirates on Sunday at Al Mushrif Palace along with their Crown Princes and Deputy Rulers.
Earlier during the day, Sheikh Khalifa has sent cables of congratulations to kings, presidents and emirs of Arab and Islamic countries, on the advent of Eid Al Adha.
In his messages, Sheikh Khalifa expressed his wishes of good health and happiness to the leaders and wished further progress and prosperity to the Arab and Muslims. He also wished dignity and glory for Arab and Islamic nations.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, also sent similar greetings to Arab and Islamic leaders on the auspicious occasion. His Highness performed Eid Al Adha prayer at Zabeel Mosque in Dubai.
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed has congratulated, on the occasion of Eid Al Adha, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid, Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, Deputy Rulers, and Crown Princes, wishing them good health and further wellbeing. Sheikh Mohamed performed Eid Al Adha prayer at Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi.
RULERS EXCHANGE EID GREETINGS AT MUSHRIF PALACE
During the receptions, the Vice President and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince welcomed His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah; His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman; His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Quwain; and His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah.
Attending the meetings were Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai; Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance; Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region; and Dr Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of Federal National Council.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid, Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed and Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed at Al Mushrif Palace. WAM
They also received Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah; Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman; Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah; and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, along with a number of Sheikhs and senior officials.
Present during the receptions were Sheikh Suroor Bin Mohammed Al Nahyan; Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council; Sheikh Saeed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Ruler’s Representative; Sheikh Nahyan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation; Lt. General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior; Sheikh Tahnoun Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser; Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs; Sheikh Hamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court; Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Member of the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi; Sheikh Khalid Bin Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Executive Committee; Sheikh Theyab Bin Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Department of Transport; and Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, along with a number of other sheikhs.
They all prayed to Allah Almighty to bestow further prosperity, peace, and stability on the UAE and its people, and to bless the souls of the country's martyrs who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.
Sheikh Mohammed, Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed receive well-wishers
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid and Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed also received Eid well-wishers, including UAE citizens, ministers, and representatives of the diplomatic corps and international organisations in the UAE.
Joined by Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid and Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Sheikh Mohammed exchanged the Eid greetings with a number of Sheikhs, statesmen, high-ranking officials, and top brass.
Greetings were also delivered by UAE nationals, tribesmen, and Arab, Islamic and foreign community members who prayed to Allah Almighty to bestow further prosperity, stability and wellbeing on the UAE under the wise leadership of its rulers.
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed exchanged heartiest felicitations on the auspicious occasion with a number of Sheikhs, statesmen, top brass and a crowd of UAE citizens who conveyed tgeur best wishes of good health to Sheikh Khalifa.
On the same auspicious occasion, Sheikh Mohamed greeted UAE servicemen who are in the line of duty outside the country, praying to God Almighty to bless their efforts and guide them on the right path.
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince wished the people and residents of the UAE, continuing happiness, praying to Allah Almighty to bless the UAE with sustainable peace, prosperity and security.
Sheikh Mohamed has exchanged greetings on the occasion of Eid Al Adha with a number of Arab leaders during telephone calls.
He exchanged greetings with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia; Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Emir of Kuwait; King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain; President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt; Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan; Chairman of Sudan’s Transitional Military Council; and Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Crown Prince of Kuwait.
During the phone conversations, Sheikh Mohamed conveyed to the leaders the greetings of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. He wished them continued good health and happiness and for further welfare, security, and stability for their countries and peoples.
The Arab leaders expressed their best wishes for the UAE leadership on the occasion and prayed to Allah Almighty to bless His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed with continued good health, and the UAE and its people with sustainable progress, glory and prosperity.
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Sheikh Mohamed exchanged greetings with King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain; King Abdullah II of Jordan; King Mohammed VI of Morocco; President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt; and President Kais Saied of Tunisia.
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