Matar Salim Ali Al Dhaheri, Under-Secretary of the UAE Ministry of Defense, received in Abu Dhabi a delegation from the Saudi Defense Ministry currently visiting the UAE.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed ways of advancing military cooperation between the UAE and Saudi Arabia, to enhance security and stability in the region.
They also discussed a number of regional and international issues of mutual interest and exchanged views, Emirates National News Agency WAM reported.
The meeting was attended by a number of senior officers and officials of the Ministry of Defense.
Meanwhile, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Abu Dhabi’s Wahat Al Karama, the national landmark built to immortalize the sacrifices of the UAE’s brave heroes.
Modi, who concluded a two-day official visit to the UAE, was received by Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Director of The Martyrs’ Families’ Affairs Office at the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court.
The visit began with the Honor Guard performing a ceremony, after which Prime Minister Modi laid a wreath before the Memorial - monument made up of 31 massive aluminum panels leaning on one another to symbolize solidarity between the people and the leadership of the UAE.
Accompanied by Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoun, the Prime Minister of India toured the site’s prominent areas. He concluded his visit by signing the visitors’ log and lauded the UAE’s heroes for their noble sacrifices and inspiring bravery in the face of adversity.