NEW YORK / WAM
His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs, on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, in New York.
In a meeting, the parties discussed the distinguished ties between the two countries and ways to promote and develop them in all fields. They also exchanged views on a number of regional and international issues of common concern.
Sheikh Abdullah congratulated the Saudi leadership, government, and people on the 88th National Day of the Kingdom, wishing them further progress and prosperity. He stressed that the relations between the UAE and Saudi Arabia are historic, pointing out that the UAE’s celebration of the Kingdom’s National Day is an embodiment of the depth of these relations, which is reinforced by common destiny.
The Saudi Foreign Minister, in turn, highlighted the strong relations between the UAE and Saudi Arabia which are supported by the two countries leadership. The meeting was attended by Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, UAE Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Shamma bint Suhail Faris Al Mazrui, Minister of State for Youth Affairs; and Yousef Al Otaiba, UAE
Ambassador to US.