Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, met with the Prime Minister of Canada in a bid to forge closer links between the two nations.
Sheikh Abdullah held talks with Justin Trudeau during the ongoing 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
Sheikh Abdullah shared the greetings of the UAE's leaders with Mr Trudeau, who also wished the country further success.
The pair spoke about ways to improve co-operation in the areas of politics, economics, investment and trade, and discussed a number of regional and international issues of mutual interest, according to state news agency Wam.
The meeting was also attended by Canadian Minister of International Trade Diversification Jim Carr and Masud Husain, the Ambassador of Canada to the UAE.