The UAE's President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan held talks with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on Wednesday.
During the meeting in Abu Dhabi, the two leaders hailed the deep-rooted historical relations between their countries and their people.
They discussed ways to strengthen cooperation in various fields and expressed their pride in the solid brotherly bonds between the two nations.
King Hamad praised the pivotal role played by the UAE, under the leadership of Sheikh Mohamed, in consolidating the pillars of security and stability in the region and the world, as well as its global initiatives to promote values of coexistence and tolerance.
The two sides also reviewed the latest regional and international developments, and exchanged views on a number of issues of mutual interest.
Attending the meeting from the UAE side were His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court, H.H. Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed, Member of Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office, H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Advisor for Special Affairs at the Ministry of Presidential Court.
Present from the Bahraini side were Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Bahrain King's Representative for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs, and several Bahraini Sheikhs and senior officials.