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UAE President receives Prime Minister of Japan Image Credit: UAE Presidential Court

Abu Dhabi: President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Monday received Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the start of his official visit to the UAE.

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After being welcomed by Sheikh Mohamed at Qasr Al Watan in Abu Dhabi, Prime Minister Kishida was greeted by groups of children waving UAE and Japanese flags.

His Highness accompanied the Prime Minister to inspect the guard of honour and witness the national anthems of both countries, and a 21-gun salute was sounded to mark the visit.UAE President welcomes Japanese PM at official reception ceremony