DUBAI: UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, received Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar and his delegation on Wednesday. Sheikh Mohammed welcomed the visit stressing the depth of relations and the social and cultural ties.
Sheikh Mohammed and Sheikh Tamim discussed ways to enhance them for the benefit of the two sisterly peoples and peoples of the GCC countries.
Sheikh Tamim said: “I am pleased to visit my second country the UAE, expressing my, and the Qatari people’s, sincere affection to my brother, President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the generous UAE people.”
Sheikh Tamim was greeted by General Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
“This visit represents a good opportunity to exchange views and co-ordinate on issues of mutual interest and all that would contribute to further enhancing the close brotherly bonds and cooperation relations between our two brotherly countries and for the good of both brotherly peoples,” Sheikh Tamim said
The meeting with the Dubai Ruler was attended by Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister for Finance, Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and senior officials.
Sheikh Mohammed hosted a banquet in honour of Sheikh Tamim, the delegation, the sheikhs, the ministers and dignitaries.