Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum - File Photo
DUBAI - 26 September 2017: UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on Monday received visiting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his accompanying delegation.
Sheikh Mohammed welcomed President Sisi, emphasizing the strength of the brotherly relations between the two countries and its people, the UAE official news agency reported.
The UAE vice president exchanged talks with the Egyptian President on a number of bilateral and regional issues of mutual interest, stressing the importance of strengthening friendly ties and cooperation between the UAE and Egypt at various levels.
Sheikh Mohammed praised role played by Egypt, particularly about regional security, safeguarding Arab interests, and working to consolidate the foundations of peace and stability within the region.
He also lauded the remarkable economic growth witness by Egypt, and its progressive development in its public services across Egyptian governorates and cities, providing the best possible living standards for its citizens.
During the meeting, Sheikh Mohammed also reiterated the importance of strengthening solidarity between the UAE, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain to reaffirm the values of peace, tolerance and stability in region, and combating extremism, fanaticism, and terrorism both regionally and globally.