UAE’s Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, received General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army, at the Zabeel Palace, to discuss a range of issues regarding bilateral ties of friendship and co-operation between the two countries and their people.
Sheikh Mohammed and General Bajwa also took stock of the latest regional developments, UAE national news agency WAM reported.
While discussing the role of the Pakistani community in the UAE, Sheikh Mohammed praised its constructive and effective role in the development and building of the UAE.
General Bajwa thanked Sheikh Mohammed for the charitable and humanitarian assistance provided by the UAE to the Pakistani people.
He also spoke of the development projects being undertaken by UAE entities under the directives of the UAE leadership, led by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
He also lauded the progress witnessed by the UAE in urban, economic and demographic areas led by its prudent leadership and its balanced, moderate and open policy at regional and global levels.
The meeting was attended by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai; H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai; H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation; Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future; Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs; Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces; and a number of senior civilian and military officials.