Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs Conveys HM Greetings to UAE President

Abu Dhabi, Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib al-Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs conveyed greetings and wishes of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces to Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), wishing the brotherly UAE people permanent progress and prosperity.

This came when Sayyid Badr met separately Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Defence, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

On their turn, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan asked the Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs to convey greetings of the UAE President along with his wishes of permanent health and happiness to His Majesty, and the Omani people further progress and development. Cordial conversations were exchanged, and areas of existing joint cooperation between the two brotherly countries were discussed during the two meetings.

Sayyid Badr bin Saud al-Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs visited the sisterly UAE during which he took part in the opening ceremony of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2019), which is being held in Abu Dhabi during 17 to 21 February. Sayyid Badr’s participation in the exhibition came as per an invitation from the UAE Vice President.

Sayyid Badr and his accompanying delegation visited pavilions of the international companies participating in the event. They viewed the latest military technologies, systems, equipment and devices of defence industries from various countries around the world.

On the sidelines of the event’s activities, the Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs met with Jeong Kyeong-doo, Minister of National Defence of South Korea. The two sides reviewed the bilateral relations binding the two friendly countries. They also discussed fields of the existing military cooperation between the Ministries of Defence of the two friendly countries. The meeting was attended by Rear Admiral Abdullah bin Khamis al-Ra’eesi, Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) and the delegation accompanying Sayyid Badr.

Source: Oman News Agency