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UAE president congratulates Lapid on becoming prime minister

In this file photo taken in 2021, Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan looks on as he attends a signing ceremony with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Complex in Ankara. (Adem Altan/AFP)
In this file photo taken in 2021, Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan looks on as he attends a signing ceremony with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Complex in Ankara. (Adem Altan/AFP)

UAE President Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan speaks to Prime Minister Yair Lapid to congratulate him on becoming prime minister last week.

According to the prime minister’s office, bin Zayed emphasized the importance of the relationship between Abu Dhabi and Jerusalem. Lapid wished the UAE president his best wishes ahead of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, which begins Saturday evening.

During the call, Lapid noted Israel’s commitment to holding up the Abraham Accords as well as the Negev Summit and continuing the two nations’ strong relations in a variety of fields.

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