President Isaac Herzog is to make a historic two day visit to the United Arab Emirates. 

During the presidential trip Herzog will meet Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, senior government officials including Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Foreign Affairs Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed and the Jewish community. 

President Herzog and the First Lady Michal depart on Sunday and will visit Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

President Herzog, ahead of his departure, “This important visit comes as the Israeli and Emirati nations are busy laying the foundations of a new shared future. I believe that our bold new partnership will transform the Middle East and inspire the whole region. We are a peace-loving nation and together we will expand the historic circle of peace of the Abraham Accords and create a better, more tolerant, and safer world for our children.”

The President will open Israel’s national day at Expo 2020 Dubai during the whistle state trip.