President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, welcomed at Baabda Palace on Tuesday United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Lebanon, Hamad Saeed Al-Shamsi. Talks between the pair reportedly focused on the Lebanese-UAE relations and on the best means to develop and activate them in all fields.
"The United Arab Emirates has always supported the Lebanese leadership and people and continues to support its stability, sovereignty, and progress, not to mention looks forward to boost further cooperation in all fields," Ambassador Al-Shamsi said after the meeting.
"Lebanon has made many achievements over the past few months, most importantly strengthening its safety and that of its citizens," the UAE diplomat added, reiterating his country's keenness on seeing Lebanon a sovereign, independent, and happy nation.
"The President [AOUN] has extended his greetings to the UAE leadership. He recalled the good deeds of His Highness, late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founder of the UAE and the leader of its unity, and whose support to Lebanon had been accompanied by positive repercussions that continue to shape the foundations of relations between the two brotherly countries," Al-Shamsi added.
Source: National News Agency