Sheikh Mohamed receives regional leaders for Sheikh Khalifa condolences

UAE President met heads of state and government offering their condolences in Abu Dhabi

President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed received heads of state and government on Saturday for condolences in the capital, Abu Dhabi.

They included Sultan Haitham of Oman, Jordan's King Abdullah II, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and Barham Salih, the Iraqi President, and Mustafa Al Kadhimi, the Iraqi Prime Minister.

Also in attendance were Tunisian President Kais Saied and Gen Abdel Fattah Al Burhan, Chairman of the Transitional Sovereignty Council in Sudan.

Other Gulf leaders in Abu Dhabi to give their condolences included: Prince Saud bin Nayef, Governor of Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province; Prince Hossam bin Saud, Governor of Al Baha Region; and Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, Saudi Minister of Energy.

Other Saudi royals included Prince Dr Abdulaziz bin Sattam, adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki, Saudi Minister of Sports, and Prince Faisal bin Farhan, Minister of Foreign Affairs.

In a phone call with the UAE President, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman offered his congratulations.

From Bahrain came Prince Salman bin Hamad, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, and his son Prince Isa bin Salman.

Sheikh Sabah Khalid bin Hamad, Kuwait’s Prime Minister and representative of the Emir of Kuwait, and Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad the personal representative of the Qatari Emir, were also there.

Also from Iraq were Parliamentary Speaker Mohammed Al Halbousi, and Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government Masrour Barzani.

The Prime Minister of Lebanon, Najib Mikati, the Prime Minister of Algeria, Ayman bin Abdul Rahman, Mansour Azzam, the representative of the Syrian President, and Qurban Quli Berid Mammadov, the head of the Senate in Turkmenistan, were received in Abu Dhabi.

Accepting condolences with Sheikh Mohamed were Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed, National Security Adviser, and Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation.

Also there were Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region, Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed, Deputy Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, and Sheikh Saeed bin Zayed, the Abu Dhabi Ruler's Representative.

Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Khalifa, adviser to the UAE President, and Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan, Minister of State, were also in attendance.

Dr Mustafa Al Kadhimi, Prime Minister of Iraq, offers condolences to Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed at the Presidential Airport in Abu Dhabi. Rashed Al Mansoori / Ministry of Presidential Affairs
Updated: May 15, 2022, 12:06 PM
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