Iraqi PM Mustafa Al Kadhimi meets UAE leaders

WAM/Abu Dhabi
Filed on April 4, 2021


The Iraqi PM was welcomed with a 21-gun salute.

Dr Mustafa Al Kadhimi, Prime Minister of the Republic of Iraq, held talks with UAE leaders on Sunday to strengthen ties among the two brotherly countries.

Al Khadhimi had arrived in the UAE on Sunday morning on an official visit.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, led an entourage to welcome the Iraqi PM and the accompanying delegation upon arrival at the presidential airport in Abu Dhabi.

The Iraqi PM was accorded a red-carpet reception, where the UAE and Iraqi national anthems were played after which the artillery fired a 21-gun salute for the guest.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, also received Al Khadhimi as well later in the day and tweeted about the talks.

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