UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi reiterated Monday their keenness to continue engaging in consultation and strengthen joint Arab action to address regional and international challenges as the UAE and Egypt work to enhance security and stability and foster lasting prosperity for the region’s peoples.
During the meeting at Qasr Al Shati in Abu Dhabi, the two leaders addressed various issues of mutual interest and exchanged views on regional and international developments.
Both sides underscored the importance of working towards peaceful solutions to regional crises through dialogue and diplomacy while bolstering regional peace and stability.
The meeting discussed bilateral relations and ways to develop cooperation to realize the aspirations of their peoples for sustainable development and prosperity.
The two presidents also discussed cooperation, particularly in the economic, investment, and development areas, as well as promising opportunities to expand bilateral cooperation to further serve the interests of the two countries and peoples.
The meeting also reviewed the UAE’s upcoming hosting of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28). The leaders discussed its importance in advancing collective climate action, especially in the areas of sustainability and resource conservation, and delivering mutual benefits to all in efforts to achieve a better future for humanity.
The UAE President welcomed El-Sisi, who congratulated him on the UAE’s achievement in the space field with the return of astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi following the longest Arab space mission in history.
Sisi expressed his wish for the UAE to achieve further progress in various fields.
The Egyptian president arrived Monday in the UAE and was received by the UAE President at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Sheikh Mohamed accompanied the Egyptian President to greet Emirati astronauts on the airport grounds, where an official reception was held to celebrate the return of astronaut Al Neyadi to the UAE.
Sisi congratulated the team for contributing to the achievement of Al Neyadi and described it as a source of pride for every Arab, wishing the UAE further progress in all fields.