Khalifa arrives in Damascus
Posted on16/07/2007 10:31:48
Damascus - President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan arrived yesterday afternoon in Damascus in an official visit to Syria that lasts two days. Sheikh Khalifa was received at Damascus International Airport by Bashar Al Assad, the Syrian President and a number of his cabinet ministers and the Syrian ambassador to the UAE.
In a press release after his arrival , sheikh Khalifa told that his visit aimed at enhancing the bilateral relations in all fields, and discussing the general situation at the Arab, Regional and international levels . Sheikh Khalifa expressed his happiness to visit Syria in response to the invitation from President Bashar Al Assad, stressing that the visit opened the way for more discussion on issues of mutual interest besides the current situation in the Arab World.
The president is accompanied by a high-level delegation including sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Presidential Affairs, sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's court, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Governmental Sector Development, Ahmed Juma Al Za'abi, Deputy Minister of Presidential Affairs and UAE Ambassador to Syria Yusouf Al Madfa. (Emirates News Agency, WAM)
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