Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed meets Mohammed Bin Salman in Makkah on Monday. WAM
The Emirati and Saudi leaders exchanged greetings on the Eid Al Adha, wishing further progress and prosperity to their peoples.
The two leaders reviewed the progress in the course of joint strategic cooperation which is based on mutual understanding and interests, cooperation and joint work as well as their shared visions and common stances. They also tackled a number of challenges facing the Middle East region and their impact on the its peoples and stability. They also exchanged views on a host of issues of interest to both countries.
Sheikh Tahnoun Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser; Sheikh Shakhbout Bin Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Ambassador to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Ali Bin Hammad Al Shamsi, Deputy Secretary-General of the Supreme National Security Council, and Ali Saeed Matar Al Neyadi, Chairman of the Federal Customs Authority, attended the meeting.
Attending from Saudi Arabia side were Prince Turki Bin Mohammed Bin Fahd Bin Abdulaziz, Minister of State and Member of the Council of Ministers, and Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Nayef Bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior, and other senior Saudi officials.
"The UAE’s history is full of examples of good governance and crisis management, and the COVID-19 crisis is an example that demonstrates the wisdom of the country’s leadership in terms of effectively managing crises, reflected by the words of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan..."
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed has ordered that one of the main streets in Abu Dhabi to be renamed in honour of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
Sheikh Mohamed said that Saudi Arabia is a key pillar to regional security and stability, noting that the ties between the UAE and the Kingdom are strong, and will continue to be strong, as they are based on robust foundations and shared values, policies, and interests that bring the two peoples of the two nations together.
The move follows the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, further bolstering relations between the UAE and Mauritania.
The patriotic zest was all too evident in the diplomatic missions of Pakistan in the country. The celebratory spirit gripped the Pakistan Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Pakistan Consulate in Dubai, where Consul General Hassan Afzal Khan graced the events.
Burj Khalifa said on social media, “Burj Khalifa commemorates Pakistan’s Independence Day, wishing the republic peace and prosperity…”
Residents in the UAE woke up to a dust-blanketed morning on Sunday as a massive sandstorm affected several areas of the country, prompting authorities to issues weather and traffic alerts.