CJCSC, UAE defence minister discuss strategic ties


ABU DHABI: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat met United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of Defence Affairs Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

During the meeting, they discussed various bilateral and strategic issues that were relevant to both Pakistan and the UAE. They also reviewed areas of cooperation in a number of fields and the latest regional developments.

The meeting was attended by Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UAE Moazzam Khan, UAE Ministry of Defence Under-Secretary Matar Salim Ali Al Dhaheri, as well as a number of senior officers and officials from the Ministry of Defence.

General Hayat, accompanied by Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoon bin Al Nahyan, also visited the national landmark Wahat Al Karama in Abu Dhabi to pay tribute to the sacrifices made by UAE’s heroes in service of their nation.

General Hayat also met with COS UAE Armed Forces Staff Lieutenant General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi along with other top military leaders.