Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Defense, met in Abu Dhabi Monday with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, on an official visit to the United Arab Emirates.
Prince Khalid bin Salman conveyed the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, to Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, and their wishes for the UAE and its people further progress and prosperity, while Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed conveyed his greetings to the Kingdom's leadership.
During their meeting, Prince Khalid bin Salman and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed discussed the well-established brotherly relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the UAE, strategic cooperation, and joint work between the two countries in the military defense field, and developments in the regional and international arena.
The meeting was attended by a number of officials from both sides, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Meantime, Al-Samsam 8, a joint military exercise between the Royal Saudi Land Forces (RSLF) and the Pakistan Army, held in Pakistan, continues to execute its activities.
Over the past few days, the participating forces carried out several activities that included special training in various areas, as well as exercises for cordoning cities and liberating hostages, simulating irregular war operations, as in the remaining days of the exercise several operations will be conducted.
The exercise, which falls within the framework of the ongoing military cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, aims to exchange information, expertise, and concepts that will be positively reflected in raising combat efficiency in a variety of different environments.