In pictures: Pope Francis arrives in Abu Dhabi for historic visit to the UAE

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed also welcomed the Grand Imam of Al Azhar Al Sharif, His Eminence Dr Ahmad Al Tayyeb on a two-day visit to the UAE.
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H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces receives Pope Francis at the Presidential Airport.
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H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces receives His Eminence Dr Ahmad Al Tayyeb, Grand Imam of the Al Azhar Al Sharif at the Presidential Airport.
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H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces receives Pope Francis at the Presidential Airport.
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His Holiness Pope Francis greets Dr Ahmad Al Tayyeb, Grand Imam of the Al Azhar Al Sharif at the Presidential Airport.
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H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces receives His Eminence Dr Ahmad Al Tayyeb, Grand Imam of the Al Azhar Al Sharif at the Presidential Airport.
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His Holiness Pope Francis is presented with flowers upon his arrival at the Presidential Airport.
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H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Rulers Representative in Al Dhafra Region greets His Eminence Dr Ahmad Al Tayyeb, Grand Imam of the Al Azhar Al Sharif at the Presidential Airport.
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Pope Francis greets Dr Ahmad Al Tayyeb, Grand Imam of the Al Azhar Al Sharif at the Presidential Airport.
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Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receive Pope Francis at the Presidential Airport..
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Pope Francis was welcomed by Sheikh Mohammed at the Presidential Airport.
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Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receives Pope Francis and Dr Ahmad Al Tayyeb at the Presidential Airport.
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Traditional Emirati music and dance during arrival of Pope Francis and Dr Ahmad Al Tayyeb.
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Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receives Pope Francis and Dr Ahmad Al Tayyeb at the Presidential Airport.
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Pope Francis greets Dr Ahmad Al Tayyeb, Grand Imam of the Al Azhar Al Sharif at the Presidential Airport.
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Traditional Emirati music and dance during arrival of Pope Francis and Dr Ahmad Al Tayyeb.
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Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receives Pope Francis and Dr Ahmad Al Tayyeb at the Presidential Airport.