Mohamed bin Zayed receives Belarusian President

ABU DHABI, 31st October, 2016 (WAM) — His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces received President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus, who is currently on a visit to the UAE, in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

Sheikh Mohamed welcomed President Lukashenko and his accompanying delegation and discussed with him ways to enhance ties of friendship and co-operation between the two countries.

The meeting, attended by H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser, also reviewed means to enhance bilateral co-operation, especially in economic, commercial and investment fields.

Sheikh Mohamed said that under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE seeks to develop ties with friendly countries. He applauded the UAE’s progressive relations with Belarus, thanks to the keen interest of the leaderships of the two countries.

President Lukashenko praised his country’s growing ties with the UAE and said he was looking forward to deepening economic and investment co-operation and benefiting from the UAE’s development experience.

The two sides exchanged views on a number of topics of mutual interest, as well as current regional and international developments.

Present were Ali bin Hammad Al Shamsi, Secretary-General of the Supreme National Security Council, Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Under-Secretary of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, senior officials, and members of the delegation accompanying the Belarusian President.