Royal UAE wedding: Leaders e-attend simple ceremony
Published on October 27, 2020 at 18.43
A simple reception of a royal wedding saw the virtual attendance of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
The two leaders congratulated Sheikh Mohammed bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan on his wedding to the daughter of Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan. They praised the family’s decision to host a simple reception.
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed congratulated the couple.
Other Abu Dhabi royal family members joined the two UAE leaders in sending their best wishes to the couple via video-conferencing.
"My warmest congratulations go to Sheikh Mohammed bin Sultan bin Khalifa and Sheikha Fatima bint Tahnoun bin Zayed on their blessed marriage. I was pleased to communicate with the newlyweds and their family through video conferencing. I wish them joy and good fortune," Sheikh Mohamed tweeted.
"Protecting the UAE during these challenging times is a shared responsibility. Following precautionary measures during our social events guarantees our safety as a society, and supports our country's efforts in combating Covid-19," the Abu Dhabi crown prince added.