The two sides also exchanged views on regional and international developments and issues of mutual interests.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received on Tuesday Lieutenant General Sir John Lorimer, the United Kingdom's Defence Senior Advisor to the Middle East.
During the meeting held at the Beach Palace in Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohamed and the British official reviewed UAE-UK ties in the military and defence sectors, and means to further advance them.
The two sides also exchanged views on regional and international developments, and issues of mutual interests.
Also on Tuesday Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed receives a phone call from the Japanese Prime Minister, discussing ways to enhance cooperation as well as regional developments and other issues.
With every passing day it is increasingly clear that the Iran-backed Houthi militias are bent on scuttling the peace process in Yemen. The international community needs to address more assertively the deliberate and systematic violations of the Stockholm Agreement by the Houthis.
For a nation to be happy, it has to be smart. And the UAE knows this best. The digital transformation of most aspects of life in the country sends an amazing and positive feeling.
I am a visitor to Dubai. The exquisite infrastructure in roads network, real estate and housing as well as the organisation of the malls is impressive.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, issued an Emiri Decree establishing the “Khalid Bin Sultan Al Qasimi Humanitarian Foundation.”
An Emirati family escaped a disaster in the early hours of Tuesday when a fire broke out in their house in Fujairah city. The firefighters managed to contain the fire and extinguish it in minutes. The smoke detector system in the house instantly alerted the civil defense about the incident. No injuries were reported, according to a civil defense official.
Inspection teams from Sharjah Municipality seized a vehicle loaded with prohibited materials and another with cardboard boxes containing banned drinks. The vehicles were on their way to sell and promote them.
The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court has adjourned to July 30 a case in which an Arab was charged with abusing methamphetamine, driving a vehicle under the influence of drugs, possessing bullets, colliding with a police vehicle and resisting policemen who tried to arrest him.