Wed 06-07-2021 15:52 PM
Dubai, July 6, 2022 (WAM)-Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance HH Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Almaktoum today met with Sir Gerald Edgar Grimstone, Minister of Investment in the United Kingdom. Dubai ruler court.
HH Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed and UK Minister discuss how to further strengthen strong relations between the two countries to expand cooperation and take advantage of new growth opportunities in a variety of areas, including trade, investment and innovation. rice field. The discussion identifies new ways to diversify bilateral economic relations and expand partnerships in key sectors such as energy, infrastructure, technology and life sciences in a way that facilitates mutual development. I aimed.
“The continued growth of a strong relationship between the UAE and the United Kingdom demonstrates the resilience of our relationship in an evolving global environment. Based on our historical ties, the UAE is sustainable. We are keen to work closely with the United Kingdom to promote prosperity and security. For both countries as well as the world. We also develop solutions to important global challenges, knowledge, skills, We are also keen to build partnerships to expand the exchange of ideas, “said Sheikh McTum bin Mohammed.
In recent years, the relationship between trade and investment between the two countries has been strengthened. The United Arab Emirates is the third largest trading partner in the United Kingdom outside Europe and the largest trading partner in the Middle East. The United Arab Emirates is also a major market for UK’s growing trade ambitions after leaving the EU, with the UK aiming to double the number of companies exporting goods and services worldwide by 2030. I am.
The major investment transactions recently signed by the two countries represent a new milestone in the partnership between the two countries. Tourism is another example of close ties, and the UAE receives about 1.5 million visitors from the UK each year.
The meeting was attended by Minister of State for International Cooperation, Reem Bint Ibrahim al-Hashemi. Abdullah Al Basti, Secretary-General, Dubai Executive Council. Helal Saeed al-Mali, Director General of Economy and Tourism, Dubai.
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