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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 20 November 2018

Sheikh Khalifa congratulates Vladimir Putin on successful World Cup

UAE leaders join in praising Russia for games organisation

Russian President Vladimir Putin stands underneath an umbrella watched by French President Emmanuel Macron after the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Matthias Schrader / AP Photo
Russian President Vladimir Putin stands underneath an umbrella watched by French President Emmanuel Macron after the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Matthias Schrader / AP Photo

Sheikh Khalifa, the President, has sent a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulating him on the successful organisation of the 2018 World Cup.

Sheikh Khalifa said Russia used its resources well to contribute to the success of the games for the participating teams and delivered in achieving its goals.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, the Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces also congratulated the Russian president.

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