Karen Pence, wife of US vice president, visits the UAE

Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, in United Arab Emirates for start of Special Olympics

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President Mike Pence, is in the United Arab Emirates for the Special Olympics.

She also greeted athletes and posed for photographs.

In a video posted by the U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi, she described it as "such a privilege" to lead a delegation to the games.