Sudan's President Visits the United Arab Emirates (

President Omer Hassan al-Bashir started a four day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday (February 21), heading a delegation including the Ministers of Defense, Foreign Affairs, Finance, Investments, Electricity, Minerals, Livestock and Fisheries, and Labor as well as intelligence and security officials.
President Al-Bashir met with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan and UAE Vice President Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum as well as other officials. The President also attended the International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX), the UAE’s biennial arms and defense technology sales exhibition. This was President al-Bashir’s first official visit to the UAE since 2008.