On Monday 26 September 2016, the HNDGS Chief, Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis HN met at his office with the Commander UAE Air Force and Air Defence, Major General Ibrahim Naser M. Alalawi, who is paying an official visit to Greece following an invitation extended by his counterpart, Chief of the Hellenic Air Force General Staff, Lieutenant General Christos Vaitsis.

During the meeting, which was also attended by the Chief of the Hellenic Air Force, the two men discussed issues of mutual interest.