PM attends inauguration of new Suez Canal

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PM attends inauguration of new Suez Canal

PM attends inauguration of new Suez Canal

(Ismailia) – UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, led a high-level delegation to the ceremony held to celebrate the inauguration of the new Suez Canal.
The ceremony, also attended by a number of world leaders, saw Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, officially ordering the start of navigation in the new canal which was built in a record one year’s time.
Sheikh Mohammed congratulated President el-Sisi on this achievement.
The delegation accompanying Sheikh Mohammed included H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior; H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister; Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and Chairman of the Co-ordination Office of the UAE Development Projects in Egypt; Lt. General Musabah Rashid Al Fattan, Director of the Dubai Ruler’s Office; Mohammed bin Nakhira Al Dhaheri, UAE Ambassador to Egypt and Permanent Representative to the Arab League; Khalifa Saeed Sulaiman, Director General of Dubai Protocol and Hospitality Department, and other officials.
(Courtesy WAM)