The UAE's President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan held talks with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa during his visit to the Kingdom on Thursday.
The meeting focused on the deep-rooted ties between their countries and ways to enhance their cooperation and expand its scope to advance their mutual interests.
King Hamad welcomed Sheikh Mohamed, wishing him continued good health and happiness, and the UAE continued progress and prosperity.
The UAE President expressed his delight at visiting Bahrain, and underscored the strong, distinguished ties their countries share and their keenness to strengthen and develop them in various areas.
The meeting was attended by the UAE President's delegation, which include H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court; H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Advisor for Special Affairs at the Presidential Court; Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs; Khalifa Shaheen Al Marar, Minister of State; Ali bin Hammad Al Shamsi, Deputy Secretary-General of the Supreme National Security Council; Sheikh Sultan bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Ambassador to Bahrain, and a number of officials and senior military leaders.
Sheikh Mohamed, accompanied by King Hamad, also toured the Bahrain International Airshow 2022, which is being held at the Sakhir Airbase and is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
During the tour, the UAE President was briefed on the latest developments in Bahrain’s civil and military aviation sector in terms of advanced systems, technology, and solutions.
He also conversed with the participants and listened to explanations about their most important initiatives and innovations, wishing them success in their participation.
Sheikh Mohamed praised the level of organisation that Bahrain put into the air show, wishing the Kingdom success in its notable efforts to enhance its position as a world-class host of major international events.