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UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit

Sheikh Khalifa given royal reception on historic trip to England

UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, walk through Windsor Castle with His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, during his two-day visit. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, and President of the United Arab Emirates, inspect an honour guard. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
Queen Elizabeth II welcomed the president of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on a state visit to the UK. His visit is the first by a UAE president for 24 years. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as they leave the guard of honour. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
British Prime Minister David Cameron listens to Queen Elizabeth II deliver a speech at a State Luncheon for The President of the United Arab Emirates, The president will also make an official visit to Cameron at Downing Street. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
A State Luncheon for The President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in the Waterloo Chamber of Windsor Castle. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
The duo ride in the Queen’s carriage after the ceremonial welcome. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
The Queen took HH Sheikh Kalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on a tour of Windsor Castle. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Queen Elizabeth II, President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh watch a ceremonial welcome in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle on April 30, 2013 in Windsor, England. President Sheikh Khalifa begins a State visit to the UK today, the first for a UEA President in 24 years. Sheikh Khalifa will meet the British Prime Minister David Cameron tomorrow at his Downing Street residence. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan watch an honour guard comprised of members of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards march past during a ceremonial welcome in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle on April 30, 2013 in Windsor, England. President Sheikh Khalifa begins a State visit to the UK today, the first for a UEA President in 24 years. Sheikh Khalifa will meet the British Prime Minister David Cameron tomorrow at his Downing Street residence. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh speaks with President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as they prepare to review an honour guard during a ceremonial welcome on April 30, 2013 in Windsor, England. President Sheikh Khalifa begins a State visit to the UK today, the first for a UEA President in 24 years. Sheikh Khalifa will meet the British Prime Minister David Cameron tomorrow at his Downing Street residence. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
The President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan is greeted by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh on the Royal Dais on April 30, 2013 in Windsor, England. President Sheikh Khalifa begins a State visit to the UK today, the first for a UEA President in 24 years. Sheikh Khalifa will meet the British Prime Minister David Cameron tomorrow at his Downing Street residence. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan inspect an honour guard comprised of members of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards during a ceremonial welcome in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle on April 30, 2013 in Windsor, England. President Sheikh Khalifa begins a State visit to the UK today, the first for a UEA President in 24 years. Sheikh Khalifa will meet the British Prime Minister David Cameron tomorrow at his Downing Street residence. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh greet The President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the Royal Dais on April 30, 2013 in Windsor, England. President Sheikh Khalifa begins a State visit to the UK today, the first for a UEA President in 24 years. Sheikh Khalifa will meet the British Prime Minister David Cameron tomorrow at his Downing Street residence. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh pose with The President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the Royal Dais on April 30, 2013 in Windsor, England. President Sheikh Khalifa begins a State visit to the UK today, the first for a UEA President in 24 years. Sheikh Khalifa will meet the British Prime Minister David Cameron tomorrow at his Downing Street residence. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
Queen Elizabeth II and President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan leave following a ceremonial welcome in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle on April 30, 2013 in Windsor, England. President Sheikh Khalifa begins a State visit to the UK today, the first for a UEA President in 24 years. Sheikh Khalifa will meet the British Prime Minister David Cameron tomorrow at his Downing Street residence. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
Prince Andrew, Duke of York rides in a carriage with Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Department of Civil Aviation in Dubai (C) and Dr Anwar Mohammad Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, after a ceremonial welcome on April 30, 2013 in Windsor, England. President Sheikh Khalifa begins a State visit to the UK today, the first for a UEA President in 24 years. Sheikh Khalifa will meet the British Prime Minister David Cameron tomorrow at his Downing Street residence. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
Queen Elizabeth II speaks with the President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan during a ceremonial welcome on April 30, 2013 in Windsor, England. President Sheikh Khalifa begins a State visit to the UK today, the first for a UEA President in 24 years. Sheikh Khalifa will meet the British Prime Minister David Cameron tomorrow at his Downing Street residence. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan arrives to meet Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh for a ceremonial welcome on April 30, 2013 in Windsor, England. President Sheikh Khalifa begins a State visit to the UK today, the first for a UEA President in 24 years. Sheikh Khalifa will meet the British Prime Minister David Cameron tomorrow at his Downing Street residence. (Getty Images)
UAE president visits Queen Elizabeth II on state visit
Members of the military march past Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan during a ceremonial welcome in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle on April 30, 2013 in Windsor, England. President Sheikh Khalifa begins a State visit to the UK today, the first for a UEA President in 24 years. Sheikh Khalifa will meet the British Prime Minister David Cameron tomorrow at his Downing Street residence. (Getty Images)