'Historic' visit to take place this morning between Israeli prime minister and crown prince of Abu Dhabi
Bennett received yesterday by an honor guard and the UAE foreign minister
In a history-making trip to a Gulf state, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is scheduled today to meet the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed.
Yesterday, the prime minister was received by an honor guard and the UAE foreign minister, with Israeli and Emirati flags in the background, at the reception facility.
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed receives State of Israel’s Prime Minister upon his arrival to Abu Dhabi https://t.co/vgnGUse5kJ pic.twitter.com/7BDlP2V2vE— OFM (@OFMUAE) December 12, 2021
His schedule today includes meetings with UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of Transportation Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi and later Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed at his private palace in Abu Dhabi.
"They will hold a private meeting, an expanded meeting with staffs and lunch," according to official communications from the prime minister's office.
Afterward Bennett will meet the Mubadala Investment Company Managing Director and Group CEO Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, who is also a member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, before heading back to Israel.
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