Abu Dhabi: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Monday held talks with King Mohammad VI of Morocco on bilateral relations and the latest regional developments.

The two leaders discussed ways to develop the relations between the two countries in various fields and exchanged views on a number of issues of mutual concern, in the presence of General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

Later, Shaikh Mohammad hosted a dinner banquet in honour of the Moroccan monarch and his entourage.

King Mohammad VI arrived earlier in the day on an official visit to the UAE.

The meeting was attended by Mohammad Ahmad Al Murr, Speaker of the Federal National Council, Shaikh Surour Bin Mohammad Al Nahyan, Shaikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser, Lt. General Shaikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Shaikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Shaikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Shaikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qassimi, Minister of Foreign Trade and Head of the Honorary Mission accompanying King Mohammad VI, Shaikh Mohammad Bin Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Mariam Mohammad Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of Social Affairs, Humaid Mohammad Obaid Al Qattami, Minister of Education Abdul Rahman Mohammad Al Owais, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, Saqr Ghobash, Minister of Labour, Dr Hadef Jowan Al Dhahiri, Minister of Justice, Dr Rashid Ahmad Bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water, Dr Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, Dr Maytha Salem Al Shamsi, Minister of State Lt. General Hamad Mohammad Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces, Lt. Gen. Saif Abdullah Al Shaffar, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior, Al Asri Al Dhaheri, Ambassador of the UAE to Morocco, Mohammad Ayat Wa Ali and members of the Moroccan Embassy.