Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receives regional leaders for Sheikh Khalifa condolences

UAE President met with heads of state and government offering their condolences in Abu Dhabi



President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed received heads of state and government on Saturday for condolences in the capital, Abu Dhabi.

They included Sultan Haitham bin Tariq of Oman, Jordan’s King Abdullah, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and Dr Barham Salih, the Iraqi President.

Also in attendance were Tunisian President Kais Saied and Gen Abdel Fattah Al Burhan, Chairman of the Transitional Sovereignty Council in Sudan.

Other Gulf leaders who were in Abu Dhabi to give their condolences included Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Governor of Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, Prince Hossam bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Al Baha Region, and Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Minister of Energy, Prince Dr Abdulaziz bin Sattam bin Abdulaziz, Adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal, Saudi Minister of Sports, and Prince Faisal bin Farhan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

From Bahrain, Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, his son, Sheikh Isa bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, were in attendance.

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Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah, Kuwait’s Prime Minister and representative of the Emir of Kuwait, and Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the personal representative of the Emir of the State of Qatar.

From Iraq, Prime Minister Mustafa Al Kadhimi, Speaker of Parliament Muhammad Al Halboosi, and Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq Masrour Barazani, joined President Barham Salih in offering their condolences.

In addition, Prime Minister of Lebanon Najib Mikati, the Prime Minister of Algeria Ayman bin Abdul Rahman, and Mansour Azzam, the representative of the Syrian President, and Qurban Quli Berid Mammadov, the head of the Senate in Turkmenistan, were received in Abu Dhabi.

Accepting condolences with Sheikh Mohamed were Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed, representative of the ruler in the Al Dhafra region, Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed, Deputy Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Sheikh Saeed bin Zayed, Abu Dhabi Ruler’s Representative.

Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed, National Security Adviser, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, were also there.

Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Khalifa, Adviser to the UAE President and Sheikh Shakhbut bin Nahyan, Minister of State, were also in attendance.

Updated: May 14, 2022, 6:51 PM