UAE leaders congratulate Turkish president on Republic Day

The President, Sheikh Khalifa, sends message to Recep Tayyip Erdogan to mark the occasion

Sheikh Khalifa received H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain and H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah. At the beginning of the meeting, Sheikh Khalifa and the Rulers of the Emirates congratulated Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid on Dubai's win to host EXPO 2020, affirming that the win represents an important leap in the march of the big achievements of the U.A.E. since its establishment.

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The UAE's leaders congratulated the Turkish president as the country celebrates its Republic Day.

The President, Sheikh Khalifa, sent a note of congratulations to the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state news agency Wam reported on Friday.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, also sent their best regards.

Turkey's Republic Day is on Friday and marks the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey on October 29, 1923.

Updated: October 29, 2021, 7:59 AM