Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, UAE’s Minister of State for Defense Affairs, received the South Korean Defense Minister, Song Young-moo, and his accompanying delegation, UAE national news agency WAM reported.
During the meeting, the parties discussed cooperation and strategic partnership between the UAE and South Korea, and the support of these relations from the leaderships and governments of the two countries and peoples and means of enhancing and developing them.
Al Bowardi and Young-moo reviewed areas of coordination and strategic cooperation in a number of military and defence fields, and the latest developments on the regional and international arenas.
The meeting was attended by Abdullah Saif Ali Al Nuaimi, UAE Ambassador to South Korea, and a number of senior officers and officials of the Ministry of Defense.
Meanwhile, the UAE Ministry of Defense celebrated the Flag Day on October 1, in line with the directives of the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to mark the day coinciding with the accession of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as President of the nation.
Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defense Affairs, raised the UAE flag at the Ministry of Defence this morning in the presence of Matar Salim Ali Al Dhaheri, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, as well as assistant under-secretaries, and a number of senior officers, officials, and employees of the Ministry of Defence.
Speaking on the occasion, Al Bowardi said: “The UAE’s celebration of the Flag Day on 3rd November each year represents a celebration of the great historical achievements and a long journey of giving, as well as the values of national unity under the union’s journey which represents the feelings of love and loyalty to this national precious symbol.”