Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation between their naval forces in various fields.
The Pakistani media said Tuesday that this agreement came during the current visit to the UAE by Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, who called on UAE's military leadership in Dubai and visited Shipbuilding Facility, Naval Forces Institute and Ghantoot Naval Base in Abu Dhabi.
During the visit, Admiral Abbasi held a series of meetings with senior UAE officials including Undersecretary of the Ministry of Defense Matar Salim Ali Al Dhaheri, and discussed with him ways to further augment and expand defense ties between the two countries. The two sides also exchanged views on the latest regional and international developments as well as issues of mutual interest.
Abbasi also met with Commander of the UAE Naval Forces Admiral Pilot Staff Major General Sheikh Saeed bin Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan and Chief of Staff of the Armed Force Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, and discussed with them the professional and technical matters of mutual interest between the naval forces in both countries.
Source: International Islamic News Agency