Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani visited the GCC Police headquarters in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
Dr. Al-Zayani was received by GCC Police Director Colonel Mubarak Said Al-Khayili. He toured the facility and was briefed on different sections and efforts to enhance the security information system to combat organized crime and terrorism.
Dr. Al-Zayani paid tribute to the UAE government for backing the Arabian Gulf Police, hailing the support of Deputy Premier and Interior Minister His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al-Nahyan.
He commended the efforts of the GCC Police to draw up plans and executive programs aimed at consolidating security coordination between member states so as to stave off challenges and combat organized crime.
For his part, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, at the General Diwan of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Abu Dhabi, according to Emirates news agency WAM.
Sheikh Abdullah welcomed Dr. Al Zayani and praised the role of the GCC’s General Secretariat in promoting joint Gulf work and achieving the aspirations of the peoples of GCC countries for greater advancement, unity and welfare.
The meeting witnessed a presentation on several Gulf issues, including the GCC’s progress in realizing the aspirations, hopes and ambitions of its people and achieving prosperity and stability.
Sheikh Abdullah also lauded Dr. Al Zayani’s regional and international efforts to promote the GCC’s interests in various events.
Dr. Al Zayani expressed his appreciation for the UAE’s support for the GCC’s efforts and initiatives, which aim to reinforce the achievements of GCC countries and improve their cooperation.
He also wished the UAE and its people greater welfare, advancement and prosperity, in light of the support of the wise leadership and the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The meeting was attended by Ahmed Ali Al Balooshi, Director of the GCC Affairs Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.