On behalf of the government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari heartily felicitates with His Highness, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, on the occasion of his 61st birthday.
The President recognises His Highness’ steadfast commitment to Nigeria’s economic development, peace and stability, demonstrating compassion to the country’s humanitarian needs and lending a helping hand to deal with the impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
President Buhari also salutes the leadership and visionary foresight of the Crown Prince which has brought economic development and prosperity to the people of United Arab Emirates (UAE), making the Middle East country an important voice and strategic player in the regional and international sphere.
The President notes that His Highness is also reckoned globally to have worked tirelessly to promote religious tolerance and harmony.
Recounting that he has shared a number of special moments with His Highness over the years, which has further strengthened the relations between Nigeria and UAE, President Buhari wishes the Crown Prince more years of health and happiness, and prays for the progress of both countries.