UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received the delegation of Trucial Oman Scouts (TOS) today at Meydan platform in Nad Al Sheba.
Sheikh Mohammed greeted his guests, in presence of Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and exchanged with them memories from the era of the Trucial States which preceded the establishment of the union.
The delegation, which comprises former British military figures who had previously served in the Trucial Oman Force for peacekeeping and security back in the 1960s, expressed their utmost pleasure with the visit to a land that occupies a special place in their hearts.
Headed by Gen. John MacMillan, the TOS delegation spoke of their earlier days in duty and the warm relationships they built on mutual respect with the Emirati people who are characterised by simplicity and kindness.
The meeting was attended by Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Major General Mohammed Dhaen Al Qamzi, a number of officials and military officers.