U.A.E. Embassy And U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council Host Emirati Defense DelegationOctober 17, 2019
The Trade and Commercial Office at the U.A.E. Embassy in Washington, D.C. and the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted a reception and dinner on Tuesday October 15th in honor of a visiting U.A.E. military and industry delegation to the 2019 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition.
This dinner provided an opportunity for senior executives from key U.S. defense and security companies to welcome the U.A.E. delegation to Washington, D.C and informally discuss their priorities.
The Emirati delegation included senior officials from the U.A.E. Land Forces, the Joint Aviation Command, the Tawazun Economic Council, and the U.A.E. Defense Attache Office as well as executives from the International Golden Group (IGG).
L to R: Major General Saleh Mohammed Al Ameri, Commander of the U.A.E. Land Forces, speaks with His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba, U.A.E. Ambassador to the United State
His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba, U.A.E. Ambassador to the United States, greeted attendees and welcomed them to the Embassy during a networking reception.
Mr. Saud Al Nowais, Commercial Attache at the U.A.E. Embassy in Washington, D.C., and Mr. Danny Sebright, President of the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council, subsequently made remarks over dinner about the U.S.-U.A.E. defense and security relationship.
Danny Sebright, President of the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council, addresses participants
During his remarks, Mr. Al Nowais emphasized the importance of this relationship, saying, “The U.A.E. is one of the U.S.’s most reliable partners, and it continues to dedicate resources to strengthen and develop its defense and security capabilities with the assistance of many of the public and private sector leaders present tonight.”
Saud Al Nowais, Commercial Attache at the U.A.E. Embassy in Washington, D.C. delivers remarks
The U.S.-U.A.E. defense and security relationship is marked by the hosting of U.S. troops, joint exercises and training, billions of dollars in arms sales, deep military and intelligence cooperation, and the stationing of thousands of U.S. military personnel in the U.A.E.
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