His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, today received Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic, who is on a working visit to the country at Expo 2020 Dubai.
His Highness welcomed the visit of the French President to the country, expressing his happiness at the renewed meeting with His Excellency in the UAE, which confirms the joint keenness to continue the continuous consultation and coordination between the two friendly countries. His Highness conveyed to President Emmanuel Macron the greetings of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State and his wishes for health And happiness and his friendly country further progress and prosperity.
The French President congratulated His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the UAE government and people on the occasion of the country’s celebrations of its golden jubilee, “the 50th anniversary of the Union”, wishing the country continued progress and prosperity, expressing his country’s aspiration to new and promising horizons of cooperation and joint action that serves the interests of both countries and supports Peace efforts in the region.
His Highness and Emmanuel Macron discussed friendship relations, joint cooperation paths and development opportunities in various fields within the framework of the distinguished strategic partnership that brings the two countries together, especially in the investment and economic aspects, advanced technology, energy and food security, in addition to the cultural, educational and other fields to achieve their mutual interests.
During the meeting, the two sides reviewed all issues and topics of common interest and developments on the regional and international arenas, and exchanged views on developments in the Middle East region.
In this context, the two sides affirmed their joint keenness to strengthen the various aspects of the strategic partnership between the UAE and France, in addition to the consensus of visions on the importance of supporting peaceful solutions and initiatives aimed at consolidating the pillars of security and stability in the region to achieve the aspirations of its peoples for peace and development.