Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, received today, Lieutenant-General Mohammed Zaki, Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces and Egypt’s Minister of Defense and Military Production, during his official visit to the UAE.
The visit is part of the ongoing cooperation between the two countries with the aim of discussing regional and global developments and ways to enhance military cooperation and the exchange of military expertise between the armed forces of the two countries.
The ministers explored the prospects for boosting UAE-Egypt relations, as well as bolstering military coordination between their countries.
Al Bowardi said that UAE and Egypt relations are decades old and are an inspiring model of relationship which continues to grow to reach levels of a strategic partnership that contributes to enhancing security and stability regionally and globally.
They have a deep understanding of the importance of dealing with regional and global developments with aligned and integrated policies and stances that help promote Arab and regional security and maintain the sustainable development drives in their countries, he added.
The meeting was attended by Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces, and Mattar Salem Ali Al Dhaheri, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Defence.