ABU DHABI, 30th January, 2017 (WAM) — His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday received Italy’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation Angelino Alfano, who was accompanied by Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed welcomed the Italian minister and praised the UAE-Italy strategic dialogues that serve the mutual interests of the two friendly countries and their people.

He also lauded the progressive ties between the two countries and said the UAE would be looking forward to enhancing its political and economic co-operation with Italy.

The meeting discussed bilateral relations and ways to enhance them, as well as latest regional and international developments, means to achieve regional security and stability, and other issues of mutual interest.

In attendance were H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation; H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior; H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court; H.H. Sheikh Omar bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation; H.H. Sheikh Khalid bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Zayed Higher Organisation for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs (ZHO); Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Member of the Executive Council; Sheikhs, ministers and senior officials.

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