Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed meets King of Spain

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Sheikh Abdullah meets King of Spain

Sheikh Abdullah meets King of Spain(Madrid) – King Juan Carlos of Spain received Foreign Minister of UAE, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah who conveyed to him greetings of President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa and his keenness to further ties between the two countries. King Juan Carlos welcomed Sheikh Abdullah and asked him to pass on his greetings to Sheikh Khalifa.
The meeting was also attended by Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs & Cooperation, Jose Manuel Margallo and UAE Ambassador to Madrid, Dr Hasa Abdullah Al Otaibah.
Earlier, Sheikh Abdullah opened the new UAE embassy building in Madrid in presence of Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs. Sheikh Abdullah said relations between the two countries had witnessed a huge progress, thanks to the keen efforts of President Khalifa and King Juan Carlos.
“The progress in relations has culminated in a number of bilateral agreements and in UAE’s support to the initiatives made by successive governments in Spain to lay solid foundation for world peace. The most prominent initiative was the Alliance of Civilisations forum, co-sponsored by Spain and Turkey,” he added.