UAE's Mohamed bin Zayed holds talks with French President

French President Emmanuel Macron (R) gestures as he speaks with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al Nayan. (AFP)

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Wednesday met with President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, to discuss bilateral relations and the latest regional and international developments.

Sheikh Mohamed is on a two-day visit to the French capital, Paris.

Sheikh Mohamed conveyed the greetings of President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to the President Macron, reiterating his congratulations to the President and the people of France on the successful election.

Mohamed said that the UAE attaches special importance to relations with France, and continually works to develop these ties across all fields, as they represent a distinctive example of friendly cooperation between states based on understanding, mutual respect and common interests.

Closer cooperation 

The French President welcomed Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed to Paris, and hoped that this visit will contribute to closer cooperation between the two countries, and continuing discussions on regional and international issues of mutual concern.

The meeting was also attended by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

The two sides also discussed ways to benefit from investment opportunities between the two countries.

SHOW MORE
Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:49 - GMT 06:49
Top