Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum exchanged greetings on the New Year 2018 with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
In attendance of Dubai Crown Prince His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Sheikh Mohammed hosted a lunch banquet in honour of his esteemed guests who included Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Assistant Secretary-General of the Supreme National Security Council H.E. Ali Al Shamsi, and Director General of Dubai Protocol Department Khalifa Saeed Sulaiman.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed congratulated the people of the UAE on the New Year 2018 and wished that the ‘Year of Zayed’ would bring forth happiness, prosperity, and peace around the world.
Their Highnesses discussed the ongoing march of development in the UAE across various sectors with emphasis on science, economics, culture, and social development. More