Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed holds talks with DrÂ Abdullah in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. WAM
President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, received at Qasr Al Bahr Majlis, Dr Abdullah ibn Muhammad Ash-Sheikh, the Chairman of the Majlis Ash-Shura (Consultative Assembly) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, who was accompanied by Saqr Ghobash, Speaker of the Federal National Council on Tuesday.
During the meeting, Dr Abdullah conveyed to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, and Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of Saudi Arabia, and their wishes of progress and prosperity to the UAE and its people.
Sheikh Mohamed reciprocated the greetings.
The two sides exchanged cordial conversations on the long-standing relations binding the UAE and Saudi Arabia and their peoples.
Dr Abdullah also held an official session of talks with Speaker of the Federal National Council Saqr Ghobash.
This session comes within the current visit of the Speaker of the Shura Council in which he is leading a delegation from the Shura Council at an official invitation from the Speaker of the Federal National Council of the UAE.
During the talks session, the two sides stressed the importance of the effective coordination and cooperation on various issues of common concern between them in various international and regional forums in line with the strategic and solid relations between the two countries and their leadership. They also stressed the need to strengthen the joint parliamentary work between the two councils and permanent coordination on all international and regional issues.
The Speaker of the Shura Council stressed the depth of the Saudi-UAE relations, under the directives of the leaderships of the two countries, pointing out that this visit reflects the keenness of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and the Crown Prince to support the march of the joint GCC work.
They also reviewed a number of issues of common interest between the two countries, especially the parliamentary relations between the Shura Council and the Federal National Council of the UAE, and ways to enhance and strengthen them.
The meeting was attended by Sheikh Saif Bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Nahyan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Zayed Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, Lt. General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court, Sheikh Hamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, Sheikh Khalid Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Zayed Higher Organisation for People of Determination (ZHO), Sheikh Khaled Bin Mohamed Bin Zayed, Member of Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office, and a number of sheikhs, officials and Emiratis, along with Turki Al-Dakhil, Saudi Arabiaâ€™s Ambassador to the country.