King Mohammed VI hosts Iftar in honor of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi
King Mohammed VI hosted Saturday, at the Royal Residence in Salé, an iftar in honor of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed Ben Zayed Al Nahyane, who is currently visiting Morocco.
During the banquet, the King of Morocco and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi exchanged congratulations on the occasion of the blessed month of Ramadan, and prayed to Allah Almighty to perpetuate goodness, and blessings for all.
The two sides also discussed the depth and width of relations between the UAE and Morocco, and wished the two nations continued progress and prosperity.
Strong bonds of brotherhood and mutual esteem have always united the Sovereign and his guest, the two sisterly families are bound by relations of permanent affection and constant communication and the two countries are tied by fruitful cooperation and active solidarity.
The Iftar was attended by Crown Prince Moulay Al Hassan; Prince Moulay Rachid; Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region; Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council; Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Zayed Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation; Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and a number of sheikhs and officials.
It is to be recalled that during his latest visit to Morocco end of March, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken had met with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in Rabat.
The Secretary reaffirmed the countries’ close partnership and reviewed ways to broaden and deepen wide-ranging cooperation and underscored Washington’s commitment to helping the UAE defend itself against threats stemming from Yemen and elsewhere in the region, the State Department had said in a press release.
The Secretary again commended the UAE’s progress on normalization with Israel through the Abraham Accords and said that he looks forward to working with the UAE and other partners on the initiatives conceived during the recently held Negev Summit, the press release noted.