H.H. Sheikh Mohammed holds talks with Ukrainian President

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, received Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky at Zabeel Palace on Monday.

Welcoming Zelensky on his first official visit to the UAE, Sheikh Mohammed expressed hope that it will help strengthen bilateral cooperation and the exchange of expertise between the two countries in tourism, economy, infrastructure, food security, and other areas of mutual interest.

The meeting was also attended by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai.

During the meeting, Sheikh Mohammed and President Zelensky discussed the agreements and Memoranda of Understanding signed between the countries.

Sheikh Mohammed stressed the importance of the pacts in advancing bilateral ties and establishing investment partnerships.

Zelensky expressed the keenness of his country’s government to promote mutual tourism, increase Emirati investments in vital economic sectors, and reinforce the cultural, humanitarian, commercial and security relations between the two countries.

He also commended the significant development witnessed by the UAE and the hosting of the Expo 2020 Dubai, which he said will be a promising opportunity to promote Ukraine and its investment potentials.

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