Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receives Egyptian President


ABU DHABI, 14th November, 2019 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received on Thursday Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, who is on a two-day state visit to the UAE.

A state reception in honour of the Egyptian President at Qasr Al Watan in the capital featured an aerial display of the Egyptian flag over palace skies by the National Aerobatic Team, 'Al Fursan,' as well as folklore performances.

As part of the reception, Sheikh Mohamed and his guest stood on the podium of honour while the national anthems of the UAE and Egypt were played, followed by a 21-gun salute.

El Sisi was also received by Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor, H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Adviser to the UAE President, H.H. Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Executive Committee and Member of the Executive Council, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Executive Director of The Martyrs' Families' Affairs Office at the Crown Prince's Court, Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Airports Company, along with a number of UAE sheikhs, ministers and officials.

The recption was also attended by the delegation accompanying the Egyptian President which includes Chief of Staff of the President of the Republic Major General Mostafa Sherif Mahmoud Talaat Sabour, Minister of Planning, Follow-up and Administrative Reform Dr. Hala Helmy El Saeed Younis, General Intelligence Chief Major General Abbas Mustafa Kamel Mohamed, and Egypt's Ambassador to the State Sherif El Bedewy.

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