x

Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 13 December 2018

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed arrives in Dhahran to watch military exercise

Drill will conclude on Monday in the presence of a number of leaders of friendly countries participating

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, right, is received by Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, governor of the Eastern Province, at the King Abdel Aziz Air Base. Rashed Al Mansoori
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, right, is received by Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, governor of the Eastern Province, at the King Abdel Aziz Air Base. Rashed Al Mansoori

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, arrived this evening in Dhahran in Saudi Arabia to watch the Joint Gulf Shield-1 military drill at the invitation of King Salman.

The military drill will conclude on Monday in the presence of a number of leaders of friendly countries participating in the exercise.

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed is received by Saud bin Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, right, at King Abdelaziz Air Base. Rashed Al Mansoori
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed is received by Saud bin Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, right, at King Abdelaziz Air Base. Rashed Al Mansoori

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed was welcomed on arrival at King Abdul Aziz Air Base in Dhahran by Saud bin Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, governor of the Eastern Region, and his deputy, Ahmed bin Fahad bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, fourth left, is received by Saud bin Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, fifth left, at King Abdel Aziz Air Base. Also attending were the UAE's National Security Advisor Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, third left; Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, second left; and Minister of State for International Co-operation Reem Ibrahim Al Hashimi. Rashed Al Mansoori
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, fourth left, is received by Saud bin Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, fifth left, at King Abdel Aziz Air Base. Also attending were the UAE's National Security Advisor Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, third left; Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, second left; and Minister of State for International Co-operation Reem Ibrahim Al Hashimi. Rashed Al Mansoori

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed was also greeted by Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, UAE ambassador to Saudi Arabia; Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs; Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy; and Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Co-operation.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed was accompanied by National Security Adviser Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan and a number of top officials.