Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief-of-Staff of the UAE Armed Forces, has met separately in Astana, with Karim Massimov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Imangali Nurgaliuly Tasmagambetov, Minister of Defense of Kazakhstan, and the First Deputy Defense Minister and Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Kazakhstan, Colonel General Saken Zhasuzakov.
During the meetings, they discussed common efforts towards various issues related to relations of cooperation between the two friendly countries and the continuous consultation and coordination regarding various regional and international issues, UAE national news agency WAM reported.
They also discussed a number of topics of common interest, especially those related to military and defense areas.
Lt. General Al Rumaithi commended the relations of cooperation between the two countries and the progress and development being witnessed in many areas.
The meetings were attended by a number of leaders of the Armed Forces of both two sides.
KADEX-2016 defense expo took place at Astana, Kazakhstan, on 02-05 June 2016.