Mohammed bin Zayed meets King Abdullah II

WAM Amman, Dec 04th, 2012 (WAM)– His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, discussed today with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan ways to boost the distinguished relations between the UAE and Jordan.

Sheikh Mohammed and the delegation accompanying him arrived today in Amman, where they were received by King Abdullah.

The Abu Dhabi Crown Prince conveyed the regards of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to King Abdullah and the people of Jordan, wishing them good health and prosperity.

Sheikh Mohammed stressed the depth of fraternal ties between the UAE and Jordan, noting that the leadership of both countries were keen to sustain and to strengthen their links.

The Abu Dhabi Crown Prince praised the efforts being made by Jordan to host refugees from Syria, through providing relief aid and humanitarian services. He noted, in particular, the facilities offered by Jordan to the Emirates Mobile Hospital, which is offering medical services to the refugees at the Al Zaatari camp.

The King, welcoming Sheikh Mohammed’s visit, asked him to convey his regards to the UAE president and commending the attitude adopted by the Emirates towards Jordan. The relations between the two were a matter of pride to him, he said.

The two sides exchanged views about the latest regional and international developments, focusing on the issues that relate to the safeguarding of peace, security and stability in the region.

Present during the meeting were HRH Prince Faisal bin Hussein, HRH Prince Ghazi bin Mohammed, Chief Adviser to H.M. King Abdullah II for Religious and Cultural Affairs and Special Envoy, Royal Court Chief Riyad Abu Karaki, the Director of His Majesty’s Office, Imad Fakhoury and Mohammed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Undersecretary of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court.