President Isaias holds talks with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

President Isaias Afwerki met on 23 December in Abu Dhabi with Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayd Al Nahyan. The meeting was focused on the historic friendship and cooperation between Eritrea and the United Arab Emirates in various development projects especially in the sectors of agriculture, energy and investment.

The two sides also discussed in greater length on prospects of cooperation as well as regional and global developments of interest to the two countries.

The meeting was attended by Mr. Amin Hassen, Director of the Office of the President on the Eritrean side and Sheik Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Sheik Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and other UAE senior officials.

The friendly relation between Eritrea and the United Arab Emirates is long standing that began during the armed Struggle for Eritrean independence.