LONDON: Turkey’s president arrived in the UAE on Monday for a two-day visit, Emirates News Agency reported.

He was greeted on arrival in Abu Dhabi by the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and the UAE’s Deputy Prime Minister Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al-Nahyan.

Sheikh Mohammed also oversaw an honor-guard welcome for the Turkish president at the Al-Watan Palace.
The president will attend the Expo 2020 in Dubai on Tuesday to celebrate Turkey’s National Day at the world fair.
On Sunday, the diplomatic adviser to the UAE President said the president’s visit would turn a new page in relations between the two countries.

Erdogan’s visit will turn a “new positive page in bilateral relations between the two countries,” and is in line with the UAE’s aim to strengthen bridges of communication and cooperation in order to achieve stability and prosperity in the region, Anwar Gargash said.