DUBAI – Chief of Army Staff General Asim Munir met Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Tuesday.
The meeting was held at the Za’abeel Palace where Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, was also present in the meeting.
Sheikh Mohammed congratulated Gen Asim Munir on his appointment as the Pakistan Army chief and wished him the best in the new role. The top general expressed his gratitude to for his wishes.
They discussed the strong cooperation between the UAE and Pakistan in defence and military affairs and explored opportunities to strengthen these ties in ways that serve the common interests of the two countries.
Earlier in the day, UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan received Gen Asim Munir at Qasr Al Shati Palace. The president congratulated General Munir on his appointment as Pakistan's COAS, wishing him luck in his new duties to serve his country and people.
For his part, the top Pakistan general expressed his thanks and appreciation to the president for congratulating him.
During the meeting, the two sides reviewed cooperation relations and joint work between the UAE and Pakistan in defence and military affairs, as well as ways to strengthen them to serve the common interests of the two friendly countries.
Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 1, 2024 (Friday).
In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.32 for buying and 282.35 for selling.
Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 353 for buying, and 356 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.4.
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