President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan bestowed the Order of the Union, the second highest honour awarded to senior officials of friendly countries, to General Qamar Javed Bajwa in recognition of his efforts in strengthening UAE-Pakistan ties.
During the ceremony at Qasr Al Bahr Majlis the two discussed bilateral cooperation and joint action in areas of defence in order to serve mutual interests.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed reaffirmed the depth of the long-standing relations between the two countries and the mutual keenness to continue strengthening them at various levels.
He appreciated the efforts made by General Bajwa to develop prospects for cooperation and joint work between the two countries for the best interest of their citizens.
General Bajwa expressed his thanks and appreciation to the President of the UAE, pointing out that his country is keen to develop and advance its cooperation with the UAE.