Pakistan, UAE discuss cooperation in defence production ties

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Pakistan, UAE discuss cooperation in defence production tiesPakistan, UAE discuss cooperation in defence production ties
Pakistan’s Minister for Defence Production Zobaida Jalal and UAE’s Minister of State for Defence Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi meet in Abu Dhabi on the sidelines of IDEX/NAVDEX 2021.

The UAE News report: Pakistan and UAE ministers discussed increased cooperation in bilateral trade and defence production sector between the two countries.
The meeting between Pakistan’s Minister for Defence Production Zobaida Jalal and UAE’s Minister of State for Defence Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi was held on the sidelines of IDEX/NAVDEX in Abu Dhabi.
During the meeting, Zubaida Jalal conveyed Pakistan’s willingness to work closely with the UAE in the defence production sector to bolster the existing Pakistan-UAE bilateral relations.
Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi thanked the Government of Pakistan and Zobaida Jalal for active participation in the exhibition and hoped this would lead towards stronger relations between both countries. Al Bowardi also assured his support towards strengthening bilateral ties, including cooperation in the defence production field.
Zobaida Jalal visited the UAE from 20-24 February 2021 to attend NAVDEX/IDEX 2021 being held in Abu Dhabi from 21-25 February 2021. The minister attended the inauguration ceremony along with the UAE leadership and other visiting ministers.
The minister also toured Pakistan Pavilion in IDEX and appreciated the excellent level of preparedness of Pakistani exhibitors.
Ambassador Afzaal Mahmood and Air Commodore Ali Asher, Defence Attaché accompanied the Minister during the meeting with the UAE minister.
She also congratulated the UAE on successfully holding the IDEX despite COVID challenges. – abdulbasit@theuaenews.com