Mohamed bin Zayed
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi along with the leaders of the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Bahrain, and Iraq made a tour on Monday in Al-Alamein city as well as Regal Heights resort and its tourist facilities.
This comes in preparation for a five-way summit that is reportedly scheduled to be held between the leaders of the five countries later today.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has hailed the “insightful vision” of UAE’s President Mohamed bin Zayed, reiterating keenness to strengthen the relations between the two countries.
Sheikh Khalifa died on Friday after long illness and the UAE Federal Supreme Council Saturday unanimously elected Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed as the UAE president.
The UAE Federal Supreme Council Saturday unanimously elected Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as President of the United Arab Emirates, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported.
This should help protect the Arab national security and enhance the Arab capabilities to face regional challenges and growing threats facing the regional security, the two leaders affirmed as they held a meeting in Sharm El-Sheikh on Monday, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said in a statement.
This comes especially by intensifying the pace of bilateral meetings between senior officials from both countries periodically to coordinate actively and mutually towards the successive developments currently taking place in the Middle East region, Sisi said.
Mohamed bin Zayed and Head of Libya's Presidential Council Mohammed Menfi attended the inauguration of the naval base along with Sisi on Saturday.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday hailed the deep relations between Egypt and the United Arab Emirates as he, along with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed attended the opening of the camel racing festival in Egypt’s South Sinai.
The two sides hailed the special level of cooperation between Egypt and the UAE, and discussed counter-terrorism efforts, a mutual statement read.
The Egyptian Presidency on Thursday announced the establishment of a new joint strategic platform with the United Arab Emirates, with a value of $20 billion, through the Abu Dhabi Development Holding Company and Egypt’s Sovereign Wealth Fund.
Sisi and Mohamed bin Zayed, during the former’s two-day visit, will also consult and coordinate on various Arab issues and regional and international crises of mutual concern.
Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki has made a rare trip abroad, meeting Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed in the United Arab Emirates
Al-Sisi on Monday received a phone call from Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Mohamed bin Zayed discussed in a telephone call with James Mattis the friendly relations and co-operation between the two countries.
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has received a telephone call from US Secretary of Defense James Mattis.
Qatar-owned Raya newspaper accused UAE Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed of supporting military and tyrannical regimes against the peoples’ aspirations, freedoms and equality.
Mohamed bin Zayed hailed important and effective role played by the Egyptian Armed Forces in addressing the challenges at home and for Arab security in general.
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan received on Monday Hishammuddin Tun Hussein, Minister of Defence of Malaysia.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will leave Sunday for Kuwait, kicking off an official tour of the Gulf States that will also take him to Bahrain.