US President Joe Biden during his inauguration on January 20, 2021.


UAE leaders congratulate Joe Biden on inauguration as US President


ABU DHABI – President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan congratulated Jose Biden on his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States.

Biden was sworn in at the US Capitol. He signed his first executive orders, including actions to impose a mask mandate on federal property and rejoin the Paris climate accord.

Meanwhile, UAE President Sheikh Khalifa wished Biden success and expressed hope that the two countries would deepen their decades-long partnership in working together on pressing challenges such as global health, climate change, and violent extremism.

Sheikh Khalifa noted that the UAE leadership has had the privilege of working closely with Biden during his many years of service in the US Senate and as Vice President.

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, also sent similar cables to the US President expressing their wishes for further growth in various fields to serve the interests of the two friendly countries and peoples.

What to expect in first 10 days of Biden administration

The Biden administration has an ambitious slate of additional actions for the first 10 days in office.

Biden aims to act on the following issues: Covid-19, economic relief, Buy America, equity, climate, health care, immigration, and restoring America’s status.

It is believed many of his administration’s actions will roll back key policies established by his predecessor. ICA/Expat Media

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