UAE Minister of State for Defense Affairs Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi met with Egyptian Defense Minister General Mohamed Ahmed Zaki on the sidelines of the 2nd edition of Egypt International Defense and Security Exhibition Tuesday.
They discussed international and regional developments and ways to enhance defense and military cooperation.
Bowardi hailed the highly-organization exhibition, which is a major military forum in the Middle East. He emphasized the deeply rooted and historic ties between the two fraternal countries.
Also during the event, Egyptian Chief of Staff Osama Askar met with his Saudi counterpart General Staff Fayyad bin Hamed al-Ruwaili, Chief of Staff of the Algerian People's National Army Said Chengriha, and Chief of Staff of the Qatari Armed Forces Salem bin Hamad bin Mohammed bin Aqeel al Nabit
The officials discussed means to strengthen military and security fields, as well as future cooperation in various fields,
EDEX 2021 kicked off on Monday at the Egypt International Exhibition Center in New Cairo. It continues until December 2.