His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum with Ali Shamkhani at Zabeel Palace in Dubai on Thursday. Image Credit: Supplied

Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today met with Ali Shamkhani, Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The meeting, held at the Za’abeel Palace in Dubai, explored ways to strengthen bilateral relations and partnerships between the two countries.

The two sides also discussed regional and international issues and new opportunities to work together to advance peace and cooperation in the region.

The meeting was attended by Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the UAE; Dr. Anwar Gargash, Diplomatic Advisor to the UAE President; and Talal Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi, Director General of Dubai’s State Security Department.