At the outset of the meeting, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan conveyed to Qatar’s Emir the greetings of HH UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and well as his wishes of progress and prosperity for the people of Qatar.
For his part, the Emir of Qatar entrusted Sheikh Mohammed to convey his wishes of bountiful good health to UAE President, coupled with his wishes of more growth and development for the people of the UAE.
The meeting discussed the existing fraternal relations between the two countries and the prospects of enhancing them, and discussed a number regional and international issues of common interest.
It also reviewed the progress of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the two countries' keenness on promoting joint GCC action in all that could contribute to strengthening its unity and cooperation and deepen fraternal ties between its member states and fulfill progress and prosperity for its peoples.
Qatar’s Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Thani, and the Personal Representative of Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al-Thani attended the meeting.
Also present at the meeting was the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
From the UAE side, it was attended by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan.
The Emir of Qatar also met in his office at the Emiri Diwan on Sunday with Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, the Secretary-General of the Cooperation Council for the Arab states of the Gulf (GCC).
During the meeting, the GCC Secretary-General briefed Qatar’s Emir on the latest preparations for the 35th session of the Supreme Council for the leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), due to be held in Doha on 9-10 December.
Talks during the meeting also dealt with a number of topics on promoting joint collaborative work between the GCC states.
Qatar’s Emir expressed his appreciation for the efforts being exerted by the GCC Secretary-General and his assistants at the General Secretariat in support of the GCC joint action in order to achieve more accomplishments aimed at developing the work of the GCC and serving the interest of its peoples.