Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 13 December 2019

UAE Rulers have iftar at Abu Dhabi's Qasr Al Watan — in pictures

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed host banquet at Abu Dhabi Palace

The country’s Rulers and Crown Princes’ of each emirate attended an iftar reception at Qasr Al Watan on Wednesday.

The iftar was hosted by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, at the Abu Dhabi palace.

They exchanged best wishes for Ramadan and met several Sheikhs and senior state officials, reported state news agency Wam.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed also welcomed members of the diplomatic corps accredited to the UAE and a delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation.

The iftar followed a meeting with President Sheikh Khalifa, with whom they exchanged well wishes and prayed for his health and prosperity for the UAE.

The leaders also congratulated the Armed Forces, calling them the country’s protectors and affirming that the UAE will never forget the sacrifices of those who fell in the line of duty.

Updated: May 9, 2019 01:20 PM