UAE President to Pay State Visit to the United Kingdom
The President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, will begin a state visit to the United Kingdom on April 30, 2013 after accepting the invitation from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The visit was announced by Buckingham Palace and the Ministry of Presidential Affairs of the United Arab Emirates. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister for Foreign Affairs, said “The State Visit of His Highness, The President, at the invitation of Her Majesty the Queen, is testament not only to the deep and historic ties between the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom, but also to the immense opportunities that exist in continued cooperation between our two countries. Under the leadership of the President the UAE is committed to further building and strengthening its bilateral relationship with the UK on all levels, with a particular focus on trade, regional and global security and education.”
HM The Queen will host the UAE President at Windsor Castle. The visit will end on May 1.Filed under The United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates
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