Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed bestows 'Order of Zayed' on Egypt president
Abu Dhabi - Sisi left the UAE on Thursday after a 2-day visit.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, decorated President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah El Sisi, with the 'Order of Zayed', on Thursday, Wam reported.
The Order is the highest medal awarded by the UAE to kings, presidents and leaders. The medal conferred on Sisi by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The award was presented in appreciation of his role in supporting the close historical relations and joint strategic cooperation enjoyed by the two countries.
During a special ceremony held at the Al Watan Palace, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed said, "The honouring of President El Sisi, is an expression of our appreciation and pride for His Excellency's pivotal role and extraordinary efforts in taking relations to a new level, achieved by cooperation and joint action between the UAE and Egypt in various fields."
Sheikh Mohamed expressed his pride in the strong brotherly relations and the high level of cooperation that brings the two countries and their peoples together and wished Egypt and its people continued progress, security and stability, as well as further development and prosperity.
The Egyptian President expressed his gratitude and appreciation to Sheikh Khalifa for the honour, which bears the name of an exceptional international humanitarian figure - loved and appreciated by the world.
He also hoped that both countries would continue to work together to meet their future ambitions and aspirations.