Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Singapore

His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces arrived to Singapore, on Thursday as part of his Asian tour.

Shaikh Mohammad was received by the President of Singapore Halimah Yacob in a ceremonial welcome at the Istana, the official residence and office of the President.

Shaikh Mohammad then held discussions with President Halimah Yacob over an official lunch.

His Highness said he was pleased to visit Singapore and meet with Ms Yacob. “We’re both keen to further strengthen our bilateral ties and are optimistic about their future,” he said on Twitter.

The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, who is accompanied by a delegation of ministers and senior officials, is also due to meet with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

Shaikh Mohammads visit to Singapore follows on from a two-day tour of South Korea this week.