VIDEO: Sheikh Mohammed receives President Assad, holds constructive talks in Dubai - GulfToday

VIDEO: Sheikh Mohammed receives President Assad, holds constructive talks in Dubai


Sheikh Mohammed, Bashar Al Assad hold talks in Dubai on Friday.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, received Syrian President Bashar Al Assad in Dubai on Friday.

The Government of Dubai Media Office shared the photos of the leaders on Twitter.

Sheikh Mohammed said on Twitter, “The UAE is keen to discover new paths of constructive cooperation with Syria, and to monitor opportunities through which various aspects of cooperation can be pushed forward to achieve the interests of the two brotherly peoples.”

During the meeting, Mohammed expresses his sincere wishes for the brotherly Syria and its honourable people, that security and peace prevail in all parts of it, and that stability and prosperity prevail in the region.

Earlier in the day, Sheikh Mohammed met Mary Simon, the Governor- General of Canada, who is currently visiting the country to participate in her country's National Day celebrations at Expo 2020 Dubai.

During the meeting, which took place at the Canadian pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed discussed with the Governor General of Canada ways to expand bilateral relations and promote greater business, trade and investment cooperation in various sectors. Both sides explored new avenues to establish partnerships and expand ties using the Expo 2020 platform. The discussions touched on the exceptional opportunities that Expo 2020 Dubai provides countries across the world to identify productive cooperation that can serve the people of their countries and create a better future for all of humanity.

Sheikh Mohammed also visited the Expo 2020 pavilions of the Philippines, Portugal, Venezuela and the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority. At the Philippines pavilion, he 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.

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