Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan receives King Abdullah II at Abu Dhabi International Airport on Wednesday. AFP
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has stated that the UAE is closely co-ordinating with Jordan on the current regional developments to protect the supreme interests of Arab countries and ensure security and stability in the region, including safeguarding the freedom of navigation.
Sheikh Mohamed made the remarks as he received King Abdullah II of Jordan on Wednesday at Al Bateen Palace in the presence of Prince Al Hussain Bin Abdullah, Crown Prince of Jordan, where they reviewed prospects of propelling bilateral relations across all fields.
King Abdullah underlined the Kingdom's solidarity with the UAE in all the measures it is taking to ensure its security and stability, reaffirming that the security of the UAE and Gulf region at large is an integral part of Jordan's security.
The two leaders directed the foreign ministers of the two countries as well as their chiefs-of-staff to ensure coordination of stances towards the various challenges besetting the region. Accordingly, it has been decided the two countries will conduct joint military exercises in the foreseeable future.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received in Abu Dhabi on Saturday King Abdullah II of Jordan, who is currently visiting the UAE.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and King Abdullah II of Jordan today attended part of the joint military drills “The Solid Constants/1” which brings together the UAE Armed Forces and Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF).
Upon the arrival at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed was received by President Joko Widodo of Indonesia.
Rajapaksa took oath before his younger brother, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, at a prominent Buddhist temple on the outskirts of the capital Colombo.
Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports said, 'Dubai Customs’ initiative to give flowers to passengers arriving from Beirut on Saturday is a glowing example of the care, concern and spirit of kindness that is at the heart of the aviation community here.'
Officials earlier said three persons had died in the mishap, while four others were shifted to a hospital. With four more casualties, the death toll had increased to seven the victims included two women.