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On Sunday, February 3, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan began his two-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates. The purpose of this important visit is to strengthen bilateral and economic ties between the two countries as well as to discuss the Syrian crisis and more according to the Petra News Agency.
Upon his arrival His Majesty was warmly greeted by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan as well as other important dignitaries. Afterward, His Majesty and Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan held a meeting at Al Rawda Palace.
According to the newspaper, Gulf News, today’s discussions focused on the:
“…importance of energizing cooperation between Arab countries to serve their strategic interests and of continuous coordination and consultation to promote joint action and advance the interests of their peoples and their just causes.
The two leaders exchanged [also] views on the latest regional and international events, current developments in the Middle East as well as efforts being made by the international community to attain a comprehensive, just peace that meets the rights of Palestinian people in line with the international legitimacy and as the sole way to preserve security and stability in the region.”
The sovereign prince along with hundreds of Bobsleigh fans watched the final heat of the Four Man Bobsleigh and winners ceremony.