His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II of Jordan attended on Tuesday a joint Jordanian-Emirati tactical military exercise in Abu Dhabi.
The Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army participated in the exercise through a company of the Second Royal Mechanized Battalion, which is one of the formations of the Central Military Region, where Crown Prince Al Hussein serves as assistant tank company commander.
His Royal Highness listened to a briefing on the exercise, which seeks to enhance personnel’s planning, combat, and execution skills during various conditions, Petra news agency reported.
Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office, also attended the exercise.
Following the exercise, Sheikh Khaled received the visiting Crown Prince. The two sides highlighted the deep-rooted and distinguished relations between Jordan and the UAE, under the leadership of His Majesty King Abdullah and UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, expressing keenness to bolster ties across all fields.
Crown Prince Al Hussein stressed the importance of expanding Jordan-UAE cooperation and partnership in various vital sectors.
Jordan’s Ambassador to the UAE Nassar Habashneh and Director of the Office of the Crown Prince Zaid Baqain attended the meeting on the Jordanian side.
Supreme Audit Institution President Humaid Abu Shabas, Commander of the UAE Land Forces Major General Saeed Rashid Al Shehhi, and a number of senior officials attended the meeting on the UAE side.
His Royal Highness concluded his visit to Abu Dhabi later on Tuesday.