Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed met Sunday with Chairman of Sudan's Sovereignty Council Lt Gen Abdel Fattah Al Burhan, who is on a working visit to the UAE.
During the meeting, at Qasr Al Shati, the two sides discussed the fraternal relations between the UAE and Sudan and ways to strengthen them across all domains.
They also exchanged views on several regional and international issues of common concern, especially developments in the Horn of Africa and East Africa.
The two sides stressed the importance of giving priority to the voice of wisdom and dialogue, saying that finding diplomatic solutions to the various issues and challenges facing the region is an effective way to defuse tensions to "establish a solid foundation for further development and prosperity for their peoples."
For his part, Sheikh Mohamed reaffirmed the UAE’s keenness to support Sudan's efforts in promoting peace, stability and development, especially during this critical phase of its history, based on its belief that Sudan’s stability, security and safety represent an important pillar in the region’s security.
Al Burhan, in turn, underlined that Sudan is keen to enhance various aspects of cooperation and joint work with the UAE in light of the historical fraternal relations that bind the two countries and their peoples.
He also hailed the UAE's support for maintaining Sudan’s stability and security in the midst of many challenges, praising the country's urgent humanitarian initiatives and medical supplies the UAE continues to provide to Sudan amidst the global fight against COVID-19.
Notably, the meeting was attended by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Zayed, Sudan's Minister of Cabinet Affairs Khaled Omar Youssef, and the accompanying delegation.