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General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday met President Rustam Minnikhanov of Tatarstan, who is in the UAE to attend the International Defence Exhibition (Idex 2015).
Idex got underway on Sunday at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and will conclude on Thursday, 26th February, 2015.
Sheikh Mohamed welcomed President Minnikhanov and his accompanying delegation, expressing his delight at the visit, which he hoped would contribute towards further enhancing friendship and cooperation ties between the UAE and Tatarstan.
The meeting, which was attended by Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region, discussed ways to bolster bilateral ties in economic, developmental and trade fields.
Sheikh Mohamed emphasised that the UAE, under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, is keen to develop its relations with friendly countries and is looking forward for broader cooperation with the Republic of Tatarstan in various domains so as to serve mutual interests.
On his part, President Minnikhanov expressed his happiness with his visit to the UAE to attend Idex, emphasising his country's desire to strengthen ties of friendship with the UAE and said his country can draw lessons from the UAE's rich experience in economic, trade and development sectors.
Sheikh Mohamed and his VIP guest also tackled latest regional and international developments and exchanged views on a variety of topics of mutual concern.
Present at the meeting were Sheikh Surour bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, Lt General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and a number of Sheikhs, senior officials and citizens.
Gen. Mohamed receives Algerian minister
General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received the Deputy Minister for National Defence, and Chief of Staff of People's National Army of Algeria, Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaid Salah, on the sidelines of the second day of the International Defence Exhibition (Idex2015). Idex got underway on Sunday at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre will conclude on Thursday February 26.
Gen. Sheikh Mohamed welcomed the Algerian commander and discussed with him ways to bolster bilateral ties in defence and military fields.
They also exchanged views on the latest regional and international developments of mutual concern.
The meeting also dealt with Arab participation at Idex and how exchange of expertise and information as well as transfer of technology will help Arab countries modernise their defence industries.
Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, and a number of top officials attended the meeting.
Meets representatives of countries participating in Idex 2015
General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has met with a number of ministers and representatives of the participating countries in the International Defence Exhibition and Conference ( Idex 2015). The meetings were held on the second day of the exhibition held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec).
Gen. Sheikh Mohamed met separately with the Serbian Defence Minister Bratislav Gasic, the Russian Minister of Industry and Trade, Dennis Masarurov, and Finland's Deputy Defence Minister, Lt. Gen. Arto Raty.
Gen. Sheikh Mohamed wished them a successful participation in the global event which showcases the latest industrial developments in the defence and security fields. The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi discussed with them friendship and cooperation ties and ways to enhance the Emirati relations with their countries, especially in the defence and industrial domains, as well as the exchange of expertise and experiences in these fields.
Gen. Sheikh Mohamed exchanged views with them on the nature of their participation and the most important exhibits, projects, and programmes in the event. They also tackled the role played by Idex in the field of boosting cooperation among companies and countries to develop defence industries, exchange of expertise and information on the future technologies.
During the meeting, they also discussed the latest developments in the region and exchanged views in this regard.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Executive Authority Affair and other senior military officers, Lt. General Juma Ahmed Al Bawardi, Military Advisor at the Deputy Supreme Commander's Office attended the meetings.
Tours Idex, views latest defence technologies and services
Gen. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday took a tour of a number of pavilions of foreign exhibitors participating at the International Defence Exhibition (Idex 2015). Idex got underway on Sunday at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and will conclude on Thursday February 26.
On the second day of the five-day international defence show, visited the pavilions of Finland, Singapore, France, Germany, Serbia, and Australia where he viewed the latest defence and military technologies, innovations, products, and services as well as civilian and military future R&D projects on display across land, sea and air sectors of defence.
Idexis the most strategically important tri-service defence exhibition in the world and is the only international defence exhibition and conference in the Mena region demonstrating the latest technology across land, sea and air sectors of defence.
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