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President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan visits Captain Mohammed Salem Al Nuaimi, who was injured while serving the UAE Armed Forces in Somalia, at Zayed Military Hospital. Image Credit: Abdulla Al Neyadi/UAE Presidential Court

Abu Dhbai: President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today visited Captain Mohammed Salem Al Nuaimi, who is receiving treatment at Zayed Military Hospital for injuries sustained in the recent terrorist attack in the Republic of Somalia.

The incident claimed the lives of several members of the UAE armed forces who were providing training to the Somali armed forces as part of the military cooperation between the two countries. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed inquired about Captain Al Nuaimi's health and wished him a speedy recovery, and was briefed by doctors on the progress of his treatment.

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed lauded the resilient spirit and exceptional morale of members of the nation's armed forces, acknowledging their dedication, loyalty, and unwavering commitment to elevating the country's stature and honour.

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed was accompanied during the visit by Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Advisor for Special Affairs at the Presidential Court; Major General Sheikh Ahmed bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Deputy Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces, and a number of senior officials and high-ranking Armed Forces officers.