Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, met in his office at UMEX & SimTEX exhibitions 2022, with Mariya Didi, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Maldives, and the accompanying delegation, who are visiting the UAE to attend both events. The meeting took place in the presence of Mattar Salem Ali Al Dhaheri, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, and several senior military officers and officials at the ministry.
Al Bowardi welcomed Didi and expressed his aspiration that the visit will contribute to opening up new horizons of cooperation and joint work in the coming decades to achieve the two countries’ objectives.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed several issues of mutual interest in the defence and military fields and ways to promote them. They also shared views on various issues and topics of mutual concern and the latest developments in the region and the world.