ABU DHABI, UAE: Pakistan’s army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajawa, met with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, crown prince of Abu Dhabi and deputy supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces, in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
During the meeting both sides discussed ways to strengthen cooperation in the military and defense fields between the two countries.
In the last week of April, naval chiefs from Pakistan and the UAE held talks to improve bilateral cooperation between the two forces.
Bilateral ties, particularly in the area of defense, have increased between the UAE and Pakistan in recent years.
In a first for both countries, a UAE contingent took part in the Pakistan Day military parade on March 23, 2018.
Pakistani leaders praised the UAE participation as a great gesture and an honor for the country.
This month, UAE Ambassador Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Al-Zaabi met with Pakistan Army chief Gen. Bajwa in Rawalpindi; the two signed a memorandum of understanding to continue the UAE Pakistan Assistance Program projects for social development in remote areas of Pakistan.
Ambassador Al-Zaabi said the Emirati leadership would continue to assist Pakistan in all possible fields.