Mohamed bin Zayed receives Egyptian PM

ABU DHABI, 12th February, 2015 (WAM) – His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces received Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb, who is visiting the country to attend the Government Summit 2015, here today evening.

Sheikh Mohamed welcomed the Egyptian prime minister and his accompanying delegation and praised the level of Egypt’s participation at the summit.

The meeting, which was attended by H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Aisor and Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council and H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, discussed fraternal ties between the UAE and Egypt, and ways to strengthen them.

Mehleb briefed Sheikh Mohamed on the economic reforms by the Egyptian government, as well as preparations for the economic summit in support of development in Egypt.

Sheikh Mohamed expressed his wishes for a successful summit and reiterated UAE’s support to the ongoing development programmes aimed at restoring Egypt’s pivotal role in the region.

Mehleb lauded UAE’s supportive stance towards Egypt and conveyed the greetings of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to the UAE leadership, government and people.

Sheikh Mohamed and Mehleb exchanged views on a number of regional issues of mutual interest.

Among those present were Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and Chairman of the Coordination Office for Development Projects in Egypt, Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Under Secretary of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, Ehab Hamouda, Egyptian Ambassador and members of the delegation accompanying the Egyptian prime minister.