01:21AM, Wednesday 27 March 2013
The Queen will hold a two-day state visit at Windsor Castle for the President of the United Arab Emirates.
Her Majesty will host His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan from April 30 to May 1 returning her visit to the emirates.
She and The Duke of Edinburgh paid a state visit to the Middle East in 2010.
The Queen and Duke also paid a state visit to the UAE visiting The Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in 1979, who then visited the UK in 1989.
The last state visit at the castle was from November 27-29 when the Amir of the State of Kuwait visited.
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