UAE, FBI to cooperate in countering cyber attacks

Mohammad Bin Rashid, FBI director discuss sharing of information to combat terrorism

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, received today the Director of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, Christopher A. Wray.


Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Wednesday received Christopher Wray, Director of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Shaikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, was also present during the meeting.

Shaikh Mohammad and Wray exchanged views on a number of issues related to the strengthening of cooperation between the authorities concerned in the UAE and the FBI, especially with regard to exchanging information on combating extremism and terrorism at the regional and international levels.

The meeting focused on the importance of constructive cooperation between the two sides in order to effectively respond to cyber attacks and electronic piracy. The FBI director referred to the positive cooperation between the two sides in this regard to protect the interests, security and stability of the two friendly countries.

The meeting was also attended by Reem Ebrahim Al Hashemi, Minister of State for International Cooperation, Major-General Abdullah Khalifa Al Merri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, and a number of officials.

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