Mon 07-02-2022 16:49 PM
DUBAI, 7th February, 2022 (WAM) -- H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the UAE and the Kingdom of Belgium, to strengthen cooperation in the fields of security and combating crime.
The memorandum was signed by Annelies Verlinden, Minister of Interior, Institutional Reforms and Democratic Renewal, representing the Belgian side.
During a meeting, Sheikh Saif and the Belgian Minister discussed a number of issues of common interest and stressed the importance of promoting relations between the two friendly nations, and the need to continue holding these joint meetings to develop and advance the relationship.
The memorandum is aimed at stepping up joint cooperation between the two countries, developing bilateral relations in the security and police fields, and exchanging knowledge, experiences and best practices put in place by the two countries in the policing field.
The meeting was attended by Lieutenant-General Abdullah Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police; Major-General Salem Ali Mubarak Al-Shamsi, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Resources and Support Services; Major General Sheikh Sultan Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of Ajman Police; and a number of officers. From the Belgian side, attendees included Peter de Bucher, Director of International Police Cooperation for the Federal Police; and Anne Olders, Assistant Minister of Interior, Institutional Reform and Democratic Renewal.