United States Vice President, Kamala Harris, has paid a condolence visit to the United Arab Emirates.
The vice-president on Monday May 16, 2022 led a delegation to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) to offer condolences on the passing of the President of the UAE, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
In her visit with UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Harris conveyed condolences on behalf of President Biden, the Biden-Harris Administration, and the American people.
Part of the discussion during the visit was the legacy and memory of Sheikh Khalifa, who was a good friend of the United States and a trusted partner across multiple Administrations.
Harris congratulated Sheikh Mohammed on his election as UAE President.
"The United States is looking forward to the future of the relationship under Sheikh Mohammed’s leadership, and that our friendship and partnership is enduring," Harris said.
She underscored the strength of the United States’ partnership with the UAE and the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to deepening ties to advance the interests of the American and Emirati people in the months and years ahead.