Fw: Dr. Biden Pool Report 2

From: Stancati, Margherita [mailto:xxx@email.com]
Sent: Monday, March 07, 2016 12:33 PM
To: Gleeson, James
Subject: Dr. Biden Pool Report 2

Dr. Biden Pool Report 2

Jill Biden arrived at a royal palace in Abu Dhabi to meet Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak at around 11:40.

Dr. Biden was accompanied by a small number of staff members to meet Sheikha Fatima. The press waited in a separate reception area inside the sprawling compound, called Qasr al Bahar, or Sea Palace.

The event was closed to the press. The motorcade left at 12:26.

After the meeting, a staff member from Dr. Biden's office described the meeting as warm and pleasant. Sheikha Fatima asked Dr. Biden about her family and about how her visit to the UAE has been so far. Dr. Biden thanked Sheikha Fatima for hosting her, and for her work on girls' and women's empowerment.

Sheikha Fatima – wife of late president Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the UAE’s founding father – has long championed women’s empowerment and runs several organizations dedicated to this goal, including the General Women’s Union and the Family Development Foundation.

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Margherita Stancati
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