Tue 08-02-2022 20:20 PM
ABU DHABI, 8th February, 2022 (WAM) — In a phone call, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, congratulated Macky Sall, President of Senegal, on his election as Chairperson of the African Union (AU).
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed also wished Sall success in leading joint future African action.
During the phone call, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed highlighted the UAE’s keenness to strengthen its relations with Africa, most notably in the areas of development and prosperity.
The phone call also addressed the bilateral ties between the two sides, as well as regional and international issues of mutual concern.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed congratulated Sall on the victory of the Senegalese football team in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2022.
Sall thanked His Highness Sheikh Mohamed and highlighted the close ties between the UAE and Senegal, expressing his appreciation for the UAE’s development and humanitarian role in Africa.
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