A delegation from the UAE, headed by Sarah bint Yousif Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Sciences, and Ahmed Hatem Al Menhali, UAE Ambassador to Mexico, attended the ceremony in Mexico City to inaugurate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as Mexico's 58th president.

The transition of power ceremony, held at the Mexican Congress, saw Lopez Obrador take over the Presidency from Enrique Pena Nieto. It was attended by 400 representatives of foreign governments.

On the sidelines of the ceremony, Al Menhali conveyed to the Mexican President the congratulations of the UAE leadership and people, wishing his new government success, and further progress and prosperity for the Mexican people.

The Mexican President expressed his appreciation to the UAE government and people, saying that he was eager to strengthen mutual bonds of friendship and cooperation.

Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs