Rawalpindi–Federal Minister for Defence Production Ms. Zobaida Jalal yesterday met with His Highness Sheikh Muhammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, at Qasr al Shati, Abu Dhabi. The Crown Prince is also Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces.
During the meeting, which lasted for more than 50 minutes, Federal Minister and Crown Prince exchanged their views over various bilateral, regional and international issues. Federal Minister, who is on official visit to UAE, emphasized the importance of Pak-UAE relationship and vowed to the commitment of the leadership of the two countries for enhanced bilateral relationship.
Ms. Zobaida Jalal appreciated the services rendered by UAE for regional peace and security. She also reiterated Pakistan’s commitment over achieving the goal of self-reliance in the field of defence industry. Federal Minister and Crown Prince discussed the possibilities of exploring new avenues for attaining indigenization for the defence industry of both the countries.
The meeting was also attended by UAE Minister of State for Defence affairs Muhammad bin Ahmad Al Bowardi and Under-Secretary of the Court of Abu Dhabi.