A delegation from the Ministry of Defence, led by Major General Dr. Mubarak Saeed bin Ghafan Al Jabri, Assistant Under-Secretary for Support and Defence Industries, met with Lt. General Prabowo Subianto Djojohadikusumo, Indonesian Minister of Defence, during an official visit to Indonesia.
The meeting was attended by Abdullah Salem Al Dhaheri, UAE Ambassador to Indonesia, and Tareq Abdul Raheem Al Hosani, CEO of the Tawazun Economic Council.
During the visit, Al Jabri conveyed the greeting of Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, and Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces, to Djojohadikusumo.
Major General Al Jabri also delivered an official invitation from Al Bowardi to Lt. General Djojohadikusumo.
During the meeting, Al Jabri highlighted the importance of the overall cooperation between the two countries, most notably in the areas of defence and military industries.
The two sides also stressed their commitment to exploring new cooperation opportunities in defence between the two countries.
The Emirati delegation then held a series of meetings with Indonesian defence companies and called on them to participate in the military exhibitions held in the UAE, most notably the International Defence Exhibition (IDEX) and the Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX), the Dubai Airshow and UMEX.