Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed receives guard of honour at the Palace of Independence in Minsk on Friday. Twitter photo
Escorted by President Lukashenko, Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed proceeded to the dais where the national anthems of the two nations were played followed by an inspection of the guard of honour and a military parade.
Sheikh Mohamed shook hands with several senior Belarusian officials who welcomed him to the country.
The Belarusian president also shook hands with members of the delegation accompanying Sheikh Mohamed, which include Sheikh Nahyan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation; Sheikh Tahnoun Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser; Ali Bin Hammad Al Shamis, Deputy Secretary General of the Supreme National Security Council; Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Under-secretary of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court; Ahmed Mohamed Al Tunaiji, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Belarus, Lt. General Issa Saif Bin Ablan Al Mazrouei, Deputy Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces;Mohamed Alabbar, Chairman of Emaar Properties, and Matar Suhail Al Dhaheri, member of the Federal National Council.
Sheikh Mohamed was also welcomed by Viktor Lukashenko, National Security Adviser to the President of Belarus; Alexander Turchin, First Deputy Prime Minister; Vladimir Makei, Minister of Foreign Affairs; and Roman Golovchenko, Chairman of the State Military Industrial Committee of Belarus.
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed and the King of Jordan also reviewed the latest regional and international developments and issues of mutual interest
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.
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.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday directed the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department to halt all rental property eviction cases currently underway, along with executive procedures like imprisonment, blocking of bank accounts, seizure of vehicles, stocks and assets for a period of two months.
About half the country's roughly 110 million people are currently under quarantine — including millions in deep poverty, left jobless by tough restrictions on movement.
The first phase testing would take around three months, CSIRO's director of health Rob Grenfell told Reuters, adding that any resulting vaccine would not be available to the public before late next year.
Confirmed coronavirus infections around the world approached one million on Thursday as the pandemic spread at a "near-exponential" rate, with a six-week-old baby becoming one of the youngest known victims.