In Abu Dhabi, it was emphasized by both parties that the pursuit of peaceful solutions to regional crises through dialogue and diplomacy is of utmost importance in ensuring stability and prosperity. President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi discussed bilateral relations between the UAE and Egypt, as well as ways to enhance them. The UAE President expressed his commitment to strengthening diplomacy and dialogue to foster stability and prosperity in the region and beyond. The Egyptian President congratulated Sheikh Mohamed on the UAE's achievement in the space field and expressed his desire for further progress in various fields. The two leaders also discussed opportunities to expand bilateral cooperation in the economic, investment, and development areas. They exchanged views on regional and international developments and emphasized the importance of working towards peaceful solutions to regional crises through dialogue and diplomacy while promoting regional peace and stability.The meeting touched on the UAE’s upcoming hosting of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28). The leaders discussed its importance in advancing collective climate action, especially in the areas of sustainability and resource conservation, and delivering mutual benefits to all in efforts to achieve a better future for humanity.
Sheikh Mohamed and the Egyptian President reiterated their keenness to continue engaging in consultation and strengthen joint Arab action to address regional and international challenges as the UAE and Egypt work to enhance security and stability and foster lasting prosperity for the region’s peoples. Al Sissi arrived earlier today in Abu Dhabi where he was received by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed who he accompanied him to greet Emirati astronauts on the airport grounds, where an official reception was held to celebrate the return of astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi to the UAE. Al Sissi congratulated the team for contributing to the achievement of Sultan Al Neyadi and described it as a source of pride for every Arab, wishing the UAE further progress in all fields.