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H.H. Sheikh Mohammed meets Canada’s Governor-General

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today met with Mary Simon, the Governor General of Canada.

She is currently visiting the country to participate in Canada’s National Day celebrations at Expo 2020 Dubai.

The meeting was attended by His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance; His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and a number of ministers and senior officials.

During the meeting, which took place at the Canadian pavilion at Expo 2020, the two sides discussed ways to expand bilateral relations and promote greater business, trade and investment cooperation in various sectors.

They explored new avenues to establish partnerships and expand ties using the Expo 2020 platform.

The discussions also touched on the exceptional opportunities that Expo 2020 Dubai provides countries across the world to identify productive cooperation.

The Governor General of Canada commended the exceptional organisation of Expo 2020 Dubai, noting that the country’s participation under the theme ‘The Future in Mind’ has enabled it to showcase its culture and economic opportunities to the world.

Sheikh Mohammed also visited the Expo 2020 pavilions of the Philippines, Portugal, Venezuela and the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA).

At the Philippines pavilion, His Highness was taken on an immersive trip through the nation’s aquatic wonderlands, an imaginative coral village packed with artistic wonders which convey a powerful message about safeguarding marine life.

At the Portugal pavilion, Sheikh Mohammed was taken on a journey through the imagination and achievements of the Portuguese people, unveiling the world that exists within Portugal.

During his visit to the Venezuelan pavilion, His Highness was taken on an immersive journey of the country’s eight regions and its magnificent geographical and cultural heritage.

At the DEWA pavilion, Sheikh Mohammed was briefed on the exhibits that showcase DEWA’s efforts to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world through pioneering projects and initiatives, especially in clean, renewable and Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies, and become the world’s first digital utility.


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