The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has signed an agreement with the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Interior for information exchange initiatives and cooperation in the measures against transnational crime.
The UAE MoI said Saturday Maj. Gen. Mohammed bin Al Awadhi Al Menhali, Abu Dhabi Police director general of operations, and Peter Edge, deputy associate director for U.S. Homeland Security Investigations, signed the deal on behalf of the two governments.
The signing was held at the Abu Dhabi Police general headquarters and was attended by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Lt. Gen. HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, several Abu Dhabi police officials and U.S. foreign affairs officials, including U.S. Ambassador to the UAE Michael Corbin.