Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia calls newly appointed UAE officials

Riyadh – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Saturday spoke on the phone with the newly appointed senior officials of the UAE, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

Earlier this week, UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed named his brother Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al-Nahyan as vice president of the UAE and his eldest son Sheikh Khaled as the crown prince of Abu Dhabi.

As deputy rulers of Abu Dhabi, he also designated his two brothers Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al-Nahyan.

The crown prince congratulated the authorities on their new leadership positions and expressed the hope that the new appointments will accelerate the UAE’s progress and prosperity while also helping to fulfil the ambitions of its citizens.

The leaders emphasised the strong bilateral ties between Saudi Arabia and the UAE during their phone discussions.

King Salman and the crown prince congratulated the UAE president on the new appointments in cables exchanged on Thursday.