Mohammed bin Rashid receives Africa Global Business Forum participants
DUBAI: Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum today received Amama Mbabazi, Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda, Nuruddin Burhani, Vice President of the Union of the Comoros, Jabulile Mashwama, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Trade of Swaziland, Sindiso Ngwenya, Secretary General of the Common Market for Eastern '&' Southern Africa (COMESA) and Heba Salama, Director of the COMESA Regional Investment Agency (RIA), on the sidelines of the Africa Global Business Forum 2013 which started today in Dubai.
At the meeting which took place at Madinat Jumeirah in presence of H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy ruler of Dubai and other UAE officials, Sheikh Mohammed expressed his wishes of success for their forum and their efforts to realise the aspirations of their peoples.
He emphasised that the UAE welcomes all forms of economic, tourism and investment cooperation with the member states of COMESA and the rest of Africa for the benefit of the people of the UAE and the peoples of African continent.
Sheikh Mohammed noted that the experience and expertise which Dubai have can be used to serve and help these countries in modernisation plans for all sectors, in particular education, infrastructure, ports, telecommunications and transport.
The guests expressed pleasure at participating in the Africa Global Business Forum 2013 and described Dubai as a the pearl of the region and the world and an oasis for growth, development and unique leadership.