Shamsi Hands Hariri Invitation to Visit UAE
06 Mar 2018
Lebanon - Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, received at the Grand Serail on Tuesday the ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Lebanon, Hamad al-Shamsi, who said after the meeting: "I extended an invitation to Prime Minister Hariri from UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al-Maktoum to attend the -- Arab Media Forum -- that will be held on April 3 and 4 in Dubai."
Question: What do you think about Premier Hariri’s visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia?
Al-Shamsi: Premier Hariri’s visit to Riyadh was successful on all levels. Riyad and Abu Dhabi always stand by Premier Hariri who respects and appreciates the Gulf support and we wish him all the best in the parliamentary elections.
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are among the biggest supporters of Lebanon and its stability. We are also interested in working in Lebanon with a clear development agenda and not a destructive agenda.
Question: Will the United Arab Emirates participate in the international conferences?
Al-Shamsi: Hopefully there will be a participation in the CEDRE and Rome conferences where there will be an Emirati support for the military and security institutions.