Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 4 December 2020

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed meets kings of Bahrain and Jordan

The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces hosted a summit in the capital on Wednesday

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed hosted talks with Bahrain's King Hamad and King Abdullah II of Jordan in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces conveyed the best wishes of President Sheikh Khalifa to both men and their respective countries.

The summit centred on efforts to bolster deep-rooted ties between the three nations.

Regional and international issues were on the agenda during the meeting.

The three leaders discussed efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic and ways to strengthen partnerships in a range of fields, with a focus on health care, medicine, food and security.

During wide-ranging talks, the three addressed the Palestinian cause and the need to bring about a just and comprehensive peace.

They emphasised the strong fraternal ties between the UAE, Bahrain and Jordan and the importance of Arab countries working together to reach common goals.

The meeting was also attended by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed, national security adviser, Ali bin Hammad Al Shamsi, deputy secretary general of the Supreme National Security Council and members of the delegations accompanying the king of Bahrain and the king of Jordan.

King Hamad was welcomed to the UAE by Sheikh Mohamed at the Presidential Airport on Tuesday while King Abdullah arrived in the Emirates the following day.

Updated: November 19, 2020 08:18 AM

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