UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan received, at Qasr Al Bahr Majlis in Abu Dhabi Tuesday, Turkish Minister of Interior Süleyman Soylu, in the presence of H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed welcomed the Turkish minister, who conveyed the greetings of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his best wishes for continued good health and happiness to the UAE President, and sustained progress and prosperity to the Emirates.
The meeting addressed the prospects of further cementing cooperation ties between the two countries, UAE national news agency WAM reported.
For his part, Lt. General H.H. Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, also met in Abu Dhabi with the visiting Turkish Minister of Interior, Süleyman Soylu, and his accompanying delegation.
During the meeting, prospects for enhancing cooperation in the police and security fields between the two friendly countries were discussed, in a way that contributes to achieving the vision and directives of the leadership for both countries, as well as the achievement of their common interests and supporting efforts to consolidate security and stability in both countries and the region.
In the interest of both parties to continue strengthening bilateral relations and consolidating the strategic partnership between the UAE and Turkey, H.H. and the Turkish Minister launched, on the sidelines of the meeting, the Joint Strategic Policing Dialogue between the Ministries of the Interior of the two countries.
In addition to strengthening the security partnership between the two countries, the dialogue aims to support the prosperity witnessed by both countries, to facilitate the citizens of the two countries in carrying out their interests and work, and to provide the necessary safe environment to achieve it.
The launch of the Joint Dialogue underscores the efforts made by the two friendly countries to consolidate the strategic partnership and enhance the exchange of experiences, practices and knowledge in the police fields as well as ways to fight crimes of all forms.