Abu Dhabi Crown Prince praises strength, breadth of UAE-US relationship in meetings with President Obama and other senior government officials

WASHINGTON, DC (10 September 2009) - Concluding his four-day visit to Washington, DC, HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, met with US President Barack Obama at the White House. The Crown Prince and President Obama discussed the wide-ranging and mutually beneficial relationship that unites the two countries, and pledged to continue the close cooperation on the security, economic, and energy fronts.

The Crown Prince was joined in the White House meeting by HH Sheikh Abdulla bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE Foreign Minister, and HE Yousef Al Otaiba, UAE Ambassador to the United States.

Below are pictures from the Crown Prince’s visit. For additional coverage of the visit, please access the following articles by WAM and The National.

HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and US President Barack Obama in the Oval Office.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and US President Barack Obama in the Oval Office.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and US President Barack Obama meeting in the Oval Office.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and US President Barack Obama.
US President Barack Obama shaking hands with UAE Ambassador to the United States HE Yousef Al Otaiba.
US President Barack Obama shaking hands with UAE Ambassador to the United States HE Yousef Al Otaiba.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and US President Barack Obama meeting in the Oval Office.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and US President Barack Obama meeting in the Oval Office.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greeting UAE Ambassador to the United States HE Yousef Al Otaiba.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greeting UAE Ambassador to the United States HE Yousef Al Otaiba.
HE Khaldoon Al Mubarak, Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba, HH Sheikh Abdulla bin Zayed Al Nahyan and HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al
HE Khaldoon Al Mubarak, Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba, HH Sheikh Abdulla bin Zayed Al Nahyan and HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in the Oval Office.
US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates greeting HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates greeting HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
National Security Advisor Gen. Jim Jones greeting HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
National Security Advisor Gen. Jim Jones greeting HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
US Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner and HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
US Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner and HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan with US Secretary of Energy Steven Chu.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan with US Secretary of Energy Steven Chu.
US Special Envoy for the Middle East Sen. George Mitchell shaking hands with HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
US Special Envoy for the Middle East Sen. George Mitchell shaking hands with HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan with Sen. Dick Lugar (R-IN), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan with Sen. Dick Lugar (R-IN), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba, HH Sheikh Abdulla bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, HE Mohamed Al Mazrouei and HE Khaldoon Al Mubarak.
Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba, HH Sheikh Abdulla bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, HE Mohamed Al Mazrouei and HE Khaldoon Al Mubarak.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan with Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan with Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN) greeting HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan before a meeting.
Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN) greeting HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan before a meeting.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan with Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-NY).
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan with Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-NY).