BEIJING, China, July 22 (NNN-WAM) – Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE’s Armed Forces, arrived in Beijing yesterday, marking his official state visit to China.
Sheikh Mohamed’s visit comes at the invitation of Chinese President, Xi Jinping, where he is expected to discuss with his Chinese counterparts ways of enhancing comprehensive strategic relations between the two friendly countries and a number of regional and international issues of common concern.
Upon his arrival at Beijing Capital International Airport, the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince was met with a traditional Chinese welcoming ceremony.
Sheikh Mohamed is accompanied on his trip by Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior; Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court; Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Sheikh Mohammad bin Hamad bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Airports.
Also accompanying Sheikh Mohamed are other ministers and several other senior officials.– NNN-WAM