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Saleh starts UAE visit (updated)

Abu Dhabi, Jan. 30th, 2007 (WAM)--President Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen arrived here Tuesday on a state visit to the UAE.

He was received at the airport by President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, other sheiks and senior officials.

The Yemeni President is being accompanied by a honorary mission headed by Labour Minister, Dr. Ali Al Ka'abi.

After a short rest upon arrival here, Sheikh Khalifa decorated President Saleh with the "Order of Zayed", while the Yemeni President reciprocated the honour by decorating the UAE President with the "Order of the Republic" in appreciation of the very warm ties between the two countries and their peoples.