Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, today received President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, and his accompanying delegation.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid welcomed President el-Sisi, emphasising the strength of the brotherly relations between the two countries and its people.
His Highness 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 bin Rashid praised role played by the Arab Republic of Egypt, particularly about regional security, safeguarding Arab interests, and working to consolidate the foundations of peace and stability within the region.
His Highness 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, His Highness, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, 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.
H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council; H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Creative Clusters Authority; H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs; H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Emirates Group; H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation; Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future; Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation; Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy; Khalifa Saeed Sulaiman, Director General of Dubai Protocol and Hospitality Department; Juma Mubarak Al Junaibi, UAE Ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt; Sameh Shukri, Egypt's Minister of Foreign Affairs; Wael al-Sayed Mohammed Gad, Ambassador of Egypt to the UAE, also attended the meeting.