Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, met Tuesday with the Egyptian Chief-of-Staff, Lt. General Mahmoud Higazi (photo), UAE national news agency WAM reported.
Al Rumaithi and his accompanying delegation are currently on a visit to Egypt.
At the meeting, Lt. General Al Rumaithi and his Egyptian counterpart discussed the joint efforts on various issues related to strategic partnership and the joint work between the two fraternal countries. They also discussed continuous coordination on various fronts being witnessed in the region as well as a number of issues of joint interest.
Al Rumaithi extended thanks and appreciation to Hegazy for the warm welcome and hospitality. He also praised cooperation between the two friendly countries which are witnessing progress and development in a number of fields. He also wished further development and welfare for Egypt.
Last week, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi discussed bilateral relations and a number of regional and international issues of common interest for their two countries.
The talks took place at the Al Ittihadiya Presidential Palace where Sisi received Sheikh Mohamed and members of the delegation accompanying him during a visit to Cairo.
Sheikh Mohamed extended condolences to the Egyptian people for the victims of Egyptair’s flight that crashed recently in the Mediterranean.
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi was accompanied by a delegation comprising Sheikh Tahnoun Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser, Ali Bin Hammad Al Shamsi, Deputy Secretary-General of the National Security Council, Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Affairs Authority (EAA), and Mohammed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Under-Secretary at the Court of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince.