Mohamed bin Zayed and British Prime Minister discuss in London the relations of the two countries and regional developments

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, discussed the historical friendship relations between the UAE and the United Kingdom, their joint strategic cooperation and ways to support and develop it in all aspects that serve their mutual interests. A number of regional and global issues and topics of common interest.

This came during the reception of the British Prime Minister His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the accompanying delegation at the Prime Minister's headquarters in the British capital, London.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomed the visit of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to Britain and stressed that it represents strong support for the development of relations between the two countries.

At the beginning of the meeting, His Highness expressed his sincere condolences and sincere sympathy to His Excellency Boris Johnson on the death of his mother and to his honorable family...while British Prime Minister Boris Johnson expressed his thanks and appreciation for the sincere feelings shown by His Highness towards this patient.

During the meeting, His Highness and the British Prime Minister reviewed joint cooperation and promising opportunities for its development and expansion of its horizons in the investment, economic, trade and other vital fields, within the framework of the ambitious "economic, commercial and investment cooperation program" agreed upon by the two countries during the past year.

The meeting touched on the developments of the "Covid-19" pandemic, efforts to confront it, deal with its humanitarian and economic repercussions, and the importance of strengthening international solidarity during these circumstances to overcome this common global challenge. Global efforts to meet the challenge of climate change.

The two sides exchanged views on all regional and international issues and files of common interest, in addition to the latest developments in the Middle East and the Mediterranean region, and the efforts made to find peaceful settlements and solutions to the crises facing them.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan stressed that the UAE attaches special importance to its relations with Britain, with keenness to develop them, especially in the fields of economy, trade, technology and others within the framework of the implementation of the "Economic, Trade and Investment Cooperation Program" that the two countries agreed upon during the month of December 2020. He said that one of the most important aspects of our development projects for the next fifty years is the strengthening of development partnerships with various countries of the world, especially with the United Kingdom.

His Highness also stressed that Britain has historical relations with the Arab Gulf region and the Middle East and strategic interests in it.. and its essential role in ensuring security and stability and dealing with its problems.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan said that the UAE is on the cusp of a major global event, which is the "Expo 2020 Dubai"... and we are confident that Britain's participation in it will open the way for more opportunities for economic and development partnership between our two countries.. We strive in the UAE Until we make this exhibition a turning point on the road to promoting international economic recovery, establishing global partnerships, and finding common ground to confront global challenges.

For his part, the British Prime Minister stressed that his country attaches special importance to developing cooperation relations with the UAE, expressing his thanks and appreciation for the support provided by the UAE and its support for the evacuation of British nationals from Afghanistan, in addition to the evacuation of nationals of many countries.

His Highness and His Excellency Boris Johnson stressed the importance of the "Partnership for the Future", which the two sides agreed to establish between the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates, and which is based on two main pillars: creating sustainable prosperity and addressing global issues... in addition to starting from this partnership to establish new mechanisms To promote trade, investment and innovation, and to deepen cooperation in areas including life sciences, energy innovation, regional issues, illicit finance, education, security, development, culture, climate, health and food security.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Excellency the British Prime Minister welcomed the signing of a partnership agreement between Mubadala Investment Company and the British Ministry of International Trade for sovereign investment between the UAE and the United Kingdom, worth 10 billion pounds, which aims to expand the scope of the sovereign investment partnership between the two countries.

The meeting was attended by the delegation accompanying His Highness, which includes H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemi, Minister of State for International Cooperation, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, CEO of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and its group of companies, Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Oil Company. National "ADNOC" Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of State Ahmed bin Ali Muhammad Al Sayegh, Diplomatic Adviser to His Highness the President Dr. Anwar bin Muhammad Gargash, Deputy Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for National Security Ali bin Hammad Al Shamsi, Chairman of the Executive Affairs Authority, Member of the Executive Council Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Ambassador The state of the United Kingdom is Mansour Abdullah Khalfan Belhoul.

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