Elchin Guliyev receives UAE delegation (Azeri-Press News Agency)

The delegation led by Jassim Mohammed Al-Zaabi, Director General of General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones of the United Arab Emirates paid an official visit to Azerbaijan from May 23 to 27 at the invitation of Chief of State Border Service, Commander of Border Troops, Colonel General Elchin Guliyev, SBS told APA on Wednesday.

Elchin Guliyev received the UAE delegation during the visit.

The sides discussed the prospects of bilateral relations between the State Border Service and General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones. They also exchanged views on the issues on enhancement of the cooperation in fight against crimes like international terrorism, illegal migration and drug trafficking, as well as in sea border security, exchange of experience and mutual visits. There are was a presentation on the works carried out regarding operating conditions and threats on Azerbaijan’s state border, strengthening the border security, creating modern educational system and achievements.

The UAE delegation visited the State Border Service’s Coast Guard, Academy and Serhedchi Sport Olympic Center, viewing services and training, conditions and material-technical base there.

The guests also held working meetings at the Ministry of Defense Industry, State Migration Service as part of the visit.

The delegation visited cultural and historic sites in Gabala district and familiarized themselves with large-scale reconstruction works carried out in Baku due to the first European Games.