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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 13 December 2018

Watch: Sheikh Mohamed sends heartwarming message to father of a UAE student in Paris

The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi was visiting the Louvre in France on an official visit to the country

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed delivered a heartwarming message to the father of a student studying in France during his official visit to the country.

In a video posted on social media, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, spoke to the father of an Emirati student, telling him the UAE is proud of his son.

Leaning into the camera, with a smile, Sheikh Mohamed says, “Abu Mohamed, greetings, we are proud of your son. May Allah bless him, safeguard him and make him our joy.”

The Crown Prince met Emirati students studying at French universities at the Louvre in Paris, where he toured a new exhibition highlighting the achievements of the UAE's founding father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan.

"This Centre embodies the values advocated by Sheikh Zayed, including values of tolerance, co-operation and peaceful coexistence among peoples, irrespective of culture, religion, race, and geographical locations,” Sheikh Mohamed said.

While meeting the students, Sheikh Mohamed telling them "education is the way to the future".

The Crown Prince is on an official visit to France where he had lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron and dinner with the Prime Minister of France.