Saif receives Saudi counterpart

Bilateral cooperation in the field of security and policing discussed

Abu Dhabi: Lieutenant General Shaikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met on Wednesday with Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Saud Bin Naif Bin Abdul Aziz, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Interior, and his accompanying delegation.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed a number of issues of mutual interest, especially in the security and policing fields, and means of enhancing and developing relations between the UAE and Saudi Arabia.

They also reviewed the report of the Emirati-Saudi joint security committee, and reaffirmed the need to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in light of the common visions and full harmony between the two countries in facing security challenges and issues of common concern.

Shaikh Saif briefed the Saudi Minister on a number of initiatives and projects carried out by the UAE Ministry of Interior as part of its endeavour to consolidate and enhance security in the country as well as achieve its strategic objectives. Among the projects that were highlighted by the technical teams of the ministry were the ‘Aqdar’ platform to develop students’ capabilities, skills, and knowledge to face present and future challenges and empower them to react positively towards these challenges. The ‘Saaed’ programme for traffic systems was also among other initiatives showcased.

Shaikh Saif then accompanied the delegation on a tour of an exhibition specially held for the visiting delegation in the Interior Ministry building, where a number of technical projects, applications and smart systems were presented.

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