DUBAI: The joint UAE-Bahrain anti-terror exercise Jalmud 3 has given emphasis to the importance of regional security and stability, Manama’s envoy to Abu Dhabi Sheikh Khalid bin Abdulla bin Ali Al-Khalifa said in a statement.
“The exercise, conducted by the BDF Royal Guard and the UAE Presidential Guard represents one of the forms of military and security cooperation between the two brotherly countries and reflects their keenness and commitment to support maintain international peace and security,” he said in a report from Bahrain News Agency.
The military exercise was attended by both leaders of the Gulf states, King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan.
Sheikh Khalid noted that the drill affirmed ‘the importance accorded by both leaders to the role of security and stability in serving sustainable development goals and protecting regional stability.’
The Gulf leaders earlier held discussions to seek ways to further enhance cooperation among their countries, with the Sheikh Mohamed – who was visiting Bahrain – underscoring ‘the strong, distinguished ties their countries share and their keenness to strengthen and develop them in various areas,’ UAE state news agency WAM reported.
Sheikh Mohamed also toured the Bahrain International Airshow 2022, which is being held at the Sakhir Airbase, where he was briefed on the latest developments in Bahrain’s civil and military aviation sector in terms of advanced systems, technology, and solutions.