President Moon Jae-in of South Korea today received His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces at the Blue House in Seoul.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, his accompanying delegation, was accorded an official reception ceremony where the national anthems of the two countries were played during the welcome ceremony. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and the Korean President then inspected the Guard of Honour.
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed shook hands with the ministers and senior officials who welcomed him to their country. The South Korean President shook hands with members of Sheikh Mohamed's accompanying delegation who included H.H. Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Executive Committee; Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs; Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Industry; Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education; Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development; Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment; and Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State.
Also present were Ali bin Hammad Al Shamsi, Deputy Secretary-General of the Supreme National Security Council; Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Affairs Authority; Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Under-Secretary of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court; and Abdullah Saif Ali Al Nuaimi, UAE Ambassador to South Korea.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the President of the Republic of Korea took pictures with a group of Korean students wearing the national dress of the UAE to express their happiness and welcome the visit of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed to Korea.
Then, Sheikh Mohamed wrote in the visitors' book, saying, "I was pleased to meet with the Korean President, Moon Jae-in. We held constructive talks about our special strategic relations and our mutual desire to expand and diversify them. We would like our relationship to become even stronger and be of benefit to both of our countries."
Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs