Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and King Abdullah hold talks in Abu Dhabi. File / WAM
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed and the King of Jordan also reviewed the latest regional and international developments and issues of mutual interest
King Abdullah II hailed the UAE's continued efforts to reach a political solution to the Yemeni crisis, stressing Jordan's support to these efforts aimed at solving the crisis in a way that guarantees the unity, stability and territorial integrity of Yemen.
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.
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.
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).
The ministry also announced that 35 cases fully recovered from the virus, after receiving treatment, bringing the total recovered cases to 96.
'The UAE has decided to renew, from today and for a renewable period of two weeks, the suspension of entry of all foreign nationals holding valid UAE residence visa, in a bid to contain the spread the COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure their safety.
The Ministry said a 62-year old Asian expat and a 78-year old GCC national who tested positive for COVID-19 died due to complications related to chronic diseases. This brings death toll to eight.
"Considering the problems of overseas Pakistanis it has been decided that the first flight would land at Islamabad International Airport on April 4. All passengers will be sent in quarantine and tested for COVID-19. Those tested negative will be sent home through special arrangement of transport," Asad Umar said.