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Expo 2020 Dubai: Sheikh Mohammed meets prime minister of Russia

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Saturday met with the Prime Minister of Russia, Mikhail Mishustin, at Expo 2020 Dubai.

The meeting was attended by Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance.

During the meeting, Sheikh Mohammed welcomed Prime Minister Mishustin, praising the strong bilateral relations between the two countries under the leadership of UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and President Vladimir Putin of Russia.

The meeting discussed regional and international issues of mutual concern and highlighted the importance of maintaining security and stability. Sheikh Mohammed and Prime Minister Mishustin also exchanged perspectives on accelerating global recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed ways to boost bilateral relations in various sectors to achieve the aspirations of both nations. The meeting also explored ways of facilitating cooperation between the private sectors of both countries. The UAE is currently home to more than 4,000 Russian companies.

The two sides expressed optimism about enhancing partnership and cooperation in vital sectors, including: trade, investment, energy, industry, innovation, financial services, banking, customs, food security, agriculture, education, transport, information, communication technology, media, culture, tourism, sports, environmental protection, natural resource management, circular economy, fourth industrial revolution and space.

Sheikh Mohammed also met on Saturday met President Gotabaya Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka during his visit to the country’s Pavilion at Expo 2020 Duba, and President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria during his visit to the Nigeria pavilion.

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