Tue 17-05-2022 17:19 PM
BRUSSELS, 17th May, 2022 (WAM) -- European Parliament has congratulated the UAE the election of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as President.
Parliament's Chair of the Delegation for Relations with the Arab Peninsula (DARP) Hannah Neumann said: ''I congratulate Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on his election as President of the UAE, and I wish the people of the Emirates further prosperity and advancement under Sheikh Mohamed's leadership.'' ''The European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with the Arab Peninsula will continue to work towards consolidating a strong and enduring political and parliamentary partnership with the United Arab Emirates and its Federal National Council,'' she added.
She also expressed her condolences on the passing of late Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, saying: "I learnt with sadness of the sudden passing of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. On behalf of the European Parliament's Delegation for relations with Arab Peninsula, I express, together with my colleagues, my deepest condolences to his family, to the people and to the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).'' ''Under Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan leadership, the UAE embarked on an unprecedented era of growth and modernisation, which made the country one of the emerging powerhouses in the region and a global centre for commerce, cultural exchange, and tourism.''