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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 September 2018

Sheikh Mohammed meets anti-terrorism commander in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Pakistani expert discuss strategy at Ai Shati Palace

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, meets with Gen Raheel Sharif, who was Pakistan's former chief of army staff and is now commander of the Islamic Military Alliance to Fight Terrorism, at Al Shati Palace. Mohammed Al Hammadi / Crown Prince Court - Abu Dhabi 

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, met General Raheel Sharif, Military Commander of Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition, on Sunday.

During the meeting, which was held at Al Shati Palace in Abu Dhabi, the two discussed efforts to uproot terrorist organisations.

They also reviewed the work carried out by the coalition, which was formed three years ago and which now includes 34 Islamic countries.

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Sheikh Mohammed stressed the importance of accelerating joint efforts to deal with the threat of terrorism and its consequences, reported Wam.

"The UAE continues to work with regional and international partners to confront terror groups and all extremist ideas that spread chaos and unrest in the world," Sheikh Mohammed said.

General Sharif, who has served Pakistan's armed forces for more than 40 years, praised the UAE’s efforts to confront terrorism.

The meeting was attended by Mohammed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs; Ali Al Shamsi, Deputy Secretary-General of the Supreme National Security Council; Mohamed Al Mazrouei, Under-Secretary of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi; and Lt Gen Issa Al Mazrouei, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces.

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