H.H. Sheikh Mohamed: 'Libya will overcome its challenges'


His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, has been holding talks in Abu Dhabi with Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, Prime Minister of Libya’s Government of National Unity.

"Libya will overcome its challenges and we stand at the side of the Libyan people at this critical moment," Sheikh Mohamed, who also holds the title of Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, said, while affirming the long-standing relations between the two nations with plans to strengthen it further. 

"It was an honour to meet our brother Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, Prime Minister of Libya’s Government of National Unity...The new road map will hopefully lead to stability and unity."

His Highness was briefed by the Libyan Prime Minister on the latest developments in Libya and the efforts made during the current transitional period to restore stability and help state departments to move ahead with efforts to drive the development and reconstruction process, and prepare for the elections.

Sheikh Mohamed congratulated Dbeibeh on the Libyan House of Representatives' confidence in him and his government, wishing him success in carrying out his grand national mission during this critical period of his country's history.

He also sent his regards to the Libyan people who, he said, are looking forward to opening a new era of stability and national unity after the tough years they have been through.

The two sides explored the prospects of cooperation in the political, security, development and investment fields in addition to exchanging views over an array of issues of common interest.

Sheikh Mohamed renewed his support for the new executive authority in Libya and their endeavours to establish peace and stability.

For his part, Dbeibeh thanked Sheikh Mohamed for the warm reception and said Libya is looking forward to developing its relations with UAE and to establishing comprehensive strategic partnerships across various domains, including development, investment, economy and security.

He added that Libya is looking forward to learning from the successful development model adopted by the UAE.

He noted that his country is looking forward to a unified international stance toward Libya based on ensuring the country's common interest in a way that reinforces the prospects of stability and security and guarantees Libya's sovereignty over all its territories.

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