Sheikh Mohamed receives President of Uzbekistan

Shavkat Mirziyoyev given an official reception in Abu Dhabi

The President of Uzbekistan met Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, in the UAE capital on Monday.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev was accorded an official reception at the Presidential Palace, a day after he arrived in Abu Dhabi.

In a meeting, Mr Mirziyoyez and Sheikh Mohamed discussed regional and international issues of mutual interest and ways of boosting relations.

The pair then witnessed the signing of some agreements between both countries that aim to strengthen co-operation in various sectors.

Mr Mirziyoyev was welcomed to the country on Sunday by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, who met him at the Presidential Flight Terminal at the airport.

In the VIP Hall, the pair discussed opportunities for further co-operation between the UAE and Uzbekistan.

Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Industry, who is heading the honorary mission accompanying the President of Uzbekistan, also attended the meeting.

Updated: March 25, 2019 04:32 PM