President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory cable to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of Saudi Arabia, on the occasion of his appointment of Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the Kingdom's Crown Prince, who has also assumed the position of Deputy Prime Minister and will continue as the country's Defence Minister.

In another cable to Prince Mohammed bin Salman, President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa wished him success in performing his duties, supporting the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, and his continuing the process of development and renaissance in the sisterly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, 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, dispatched similar cables, in which they expressed their congratulations to the King of Saudi Arabia, asking God to perpetuate the health and wellness of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, bringing the Kingdom all that it aspires to achieve, and wishing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman success in carrying out his duties.

Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs