Abu Dhabi crown prince, Egypt’s Sisi discuss efforts to fight COVID-19

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan said he discussed with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday the joint efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus, according to Ahram Online.

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the deputy supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces and the crown prince of Abu Dhabi.

In a tweet on his official account, the crown prince said that they also discussed cooperation and coordination to stop the spread of the virus and deal with its repercussions.

The UAE announced that it had 63 new cases of COVID-19, three of which are Egyptian citizens, raising the total of confirmed cases to 468.

On the same day, Egypt detected 40 new cases, bringing the total number of cases to 576.

Both countries are imposing a two-week nightly curfew.

Bin Zayed added that they also discussed “the solid fraternal relations and ways to enhance them.”