ABU DHABI, 18th January 2017 (WAM) – H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, received this evening at Al Shati Palace in Abu Dhabi Lt. General Taha Othman Ahmed Al Hussain, Special Envoy of the Sudanese President, Minister of State and Director of the President’s Office.

Al Hussain conveyed the greetings of the Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmed Al Bashir to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and his wishes of further progress and prosperity for the people of the UAE.

Al Hussain extended thanks and appreciation to the Government and people of the UAE for their stance in support of lifting US economic sanctions on Sudan.

The meeting also discussed ways to enhance fraternal ties, as well as issues of mutual interest.

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