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Mr. President, Your Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan began his official visit to Egypt on Wednesday when he arrived in Cairo.

Sheikh Mohamed and his accompanying party were welcomed at Cairo International Airport by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi together with a number of ministers and senior officials. The two leaders wished each other a happy Ramadan and exchanged greetings.

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Sultan bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Advisor for Special Affairs at the Ministry of Presidential Court, and Ali bin Hammad Al Shamsi, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for National Security, were all members of the delegation that accompanied Sheikh Mohamed. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice-President, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of

The Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Kamal Madbouly, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, Ministers of Planning and Economic Development Drs. Hala El Said and Mohamed Shaker, Ministers of Electricity and Renewable Energy Dr. Mohamed Shaker El Markabi, and Major General Abbas Kamel, Director of the General Intelligence Directorate, were also in attendance at the reception.

The delegation that Sheikh Mohamed was travelling with then made its way to the Al Ittihadiya Presidential Palace, where they were welcomed with a formal welcoming ceremony that featured a guard of honour and performances of the national anthems of both countries.

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