Muhammad Mahmoud Al Khaja, the designated Emirati ambassador to the Israel, will arrive to the country on Monday for the first time, Ynet reported Friday.
Upon arrival, the new ambassador is expected to undergo a coronavirus test and await results.
If the result are negative, Al Khaja will then present his charter letter to director-general of the Foreign Ministry before meeting Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi.
Al Khaja's visit is also expected to include meetings with President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
"For Emiratis and Israeli alike, a new chapter of openness, understanding and prosperity is about to begin. I am looking forward to my first visit. See you next week. Shabbat Shalom," Al Khaja tweeted in Hebrew.
עבור אמירטים וישראלים מתחיל פרק חדש של פתיחות, הבנה ושגשוג. מצפה לביקור הראשון שלי. נתראה בשבוע הבא. שבת שלום.— Mohamed Al Khaja (@AmbAlKhaja) February 26, 2021