ABU DHABI: Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, on Wednesday received the credentials of the Ambassador of India, Navdeep Singh Suri, and Ambassador of Singapore, Samuel Tan Chi Tse, in a ceremony at Mushrif Palace in the capital.
He wished success for the envoys in their assignments and co-operation with the UAE's relevant authorities so as to promote bilateral relations and fruitful co-operation between the UAE and their respective countries at all levels and in all spheres in the service of their common good and benefit.
He stressed that the leadership, government and people of the UAE extend love, peace and a helping hand to peoples of all countries and seek balanced relations with these countries in the economic, investment, cultural and tourism sectors. The aim, he said, is to achieve happiness and economic and social prosperity as well as international peace and security.
Ambassador Suri conveyed greetings from the President and Prime Minister of India to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and to Sheikh Mohammed. They wished for continued good health for Their Highnesses and further progress and achievements for the Emirati people.
Tse also conveyed similar greetings and best wishes from the Singaporean leadership to the UAE leadership.
Those attending the ceremony included Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Dr Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the Federal National Council, Lt. General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, Sheikh Hamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Emirates Group, Mohammad Bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future, Reem Bint Ibrahim Al Hashemi, Minister of State for International Co-operation, Mohammed Bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, Dr Sultan Bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State, and Khalifa Saeed Sulaiman, Head of Dubai's Protocol and Hospitality Department, along with a number of officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation.