VP, Mohamed bin Zayed receive President Xi at Presidential Palace

ABU DHABI, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received on Friday, President Xi Jinping of China, who is currently on a state visit to the country.

Upon his arrival at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi, President Xi was accorded an official reception where the national anthems of the two countries were played, and a 21-gun salute was fired in honour of the guest.

Following the ceremony, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed accompanied President Xi to the main hall of the palace, where he was welcomed by Sheikhs, Ministers and senior officials, followed with a presentation by the UAE Honour Guard.

Source: Emirates News Agency