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Leaders discuss ways to boost national cohesion

Ensuring a high standard of living for citizens (WAM)

By Staff

 His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Thursday received Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at Al Bahr Palace.

The meeting took place in the presence of Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Dubai Deputy Ruler Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

During discussions they exchanged views on a number of issues, including ways to strengthen national unity and reinforce a sense of national identity amongst citizens. The talks also focused on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed’s tour of the northern emirates, where he met with citizens to learn about their needs, so that their living standards may be raised, under the wise leadership of UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Also present at the meeting were National Security Advisor Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Ruler's Representative Sheikh Saeed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Lt General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Presidential Affairs Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, other sheikhs, ministers, dignitaries and senior officials.

Following the meeting Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid hosted a luncheon banquet in honour of his guests.