Belarus will continue developing friendly relations with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is in Belarus on an official visit for the first time. The parties discussed cooperation and joint projects in various areas of mutual interest. Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi expressed special gratitude for the warm welcome given to him in the country.