Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, held talks with Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday to review prospects for accelerating bilateral relations.
The two leaders met in Abu Dhabi to discuss mutual opportunities relating to investment, the economy and exchanged views on regional and international affairs, according to Abu Dhabi city state news agency, Wam.
Sheikh Mohamed noted that under the leadership of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, the country is working to grow its relations with the Republic of Zimbabwe.
Mr Mnangagwa praised the UAE for furthering the values of tolerance, inter-faith dialogue and peaceful co-existence among all peoples.
Sheikh Mohamed hosted a dinner banquet in honour of his guest and the accompanying delegation.
Attending the dinner were Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State, and Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Affairs Authority.
Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Under-Secretary of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi and Lt. General Issa Saif bin Ablan Al Mazrouei, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, also attended.
The Zimbabwean delegation included Sibusiso Busi Moyo Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Mthuli Ncube, Minister of Finance, Winston Chitando, Minister of Mines and Mining Development, and Philip Valerio Sibanda, Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces.