Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, along with German President, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, tackled issues on how to boost cooperation and friendship ties between the two countries.
The meeting came as the German President received Sheikh Mohamed on Tuesday, June 10th, at the Bellevue Palace in Berlin as part of his two-day state visit to Germany, UAE state news agency WAM reported.
The German President, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, welcomed Sheikh Mohamed, hoping the significant visit would contribute to new levels in bilateral relations.
UAE deputy Prime Minister, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, attended the meeting.
The UAE and the Federal Republic of German are anchors for peace and stability in their respective regions and are "partners in the drive toward boosting tolerance and co-existence among human beings”, Sheikh Mohamed said.
Both countries have identical assessments of terrorism, asserting that the UAE-German relations are based, since their establishment, on appreciation, mutual respect and common interest, Sheikh Mohamed added.
"The UAE attaches special importance to its relations with the Federal Republic of Germany and is keen on enhancing ties between the two countries, especially in the areas related to economy, technology, innovation, scientific research among others," said Sheikh Mohamed
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi emphasised that relations between the UAE and Germany are not limited to political, economic and technological fields, but also extend to cultural and educational domains.
The German head of state accompanied Sheikh Mohamed on a tour of the Bellevue Palace where they had a cordial talk about the friendship ties between the two nations.