Mohammed bin Rashid receives letter from Algerian President

WAM AL AIN, 29th January, 2014 (WAM) — — Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, today received a letter from President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, sending greetings to His Highness wishing more progress and prosperity for the U.A.E..

The message also included a number of issues relating to the promotion of fraternal relations and cooperation between the U.A.E. and Algeria at various levels.

Sheikh Mohammed received the message during a meeting this morning at the headquarters of Zayed II Military College in Al Ain with Lieutenant-General Ahmed Gaid Salah, Algerian Deputy Minister for National Defence and Chief of Staff of the People’s National Army.

During the meeting, the two parties reviewed military cooperation between the two countries, especially in terms of the exchange of experience and training in the field of defence.

The meeting was attended by Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the U.A.E. Armed Forces, Sheikh Hazza bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Under-Secretary of the Court of the Ruler’s Representative in the Eastern Region, Lt. General Misbah bin Rashid AI Fattan, Director of the Office of the Vice-President, Khalifa Saeed Suleiman, Dubai Director of Protocol and Hospitality and a number of officials.

Hamid Shabira, Algeria’s Ambassador to the U.A.E., a number of senior officers and a military delegation accompanied the guest.

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