ABU DHABI -- Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, received Stanislaw Tillich, Minister President of Saxony, and his delegation, at his palace on Wednesday.

Sheikh Nahyan welcomed them and discussed a number of topics of common interest including means to strengthen co-operation between the UAE and Saxony.

He stressed the priority of the UAE in strengthening its relations with the German State of Saxony in different fields, pointing to the exceptional level of relations that connect the leaderships and governments of UAE and Germany.

Tillich praised the strong relations connecting the two countries and stressed his country's desire to strengthen its partnerships with the UAE in general, and the emirate of Abu Dhabi specifically.

He said the capital has witnessed great development under the wise leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

Source: Emirates News Agency