His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, met yesterday with the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, at his country’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.
His Highness welcomed the Ghanaian president, who is currently visiting the country to attend his country’s celebrations of its national day at the Expo, stressing that the distinguished African participation in this session of the world fair has paved the way for greater rapprochement with the peoples of the African continent, and familiarization in more detail with their customs and traditions, as well as On the important economic impact represented in introducing the promising investment and economic opportunities of the continent, which is rich in its diverse natural resources.
The two sides exchanged talks about opportunities to advance bilateral relations in various fields in light of the rapid development witnessed by the ties that bring the two countries together over the past few years, in a manner that serves the interests of the two friendly peoples, by monitoring opportunities for concerted efforts in many fields, especially agriculture and technology, as well as The two sides agreed on the importance of working to increase the levels of trade and tourism exchange between the two countries, and discovering more investment opportunities that support the economic partnership and push it forward during the next stage.
During a tour of the Ghana pavilion located in the “Opportunities” area of the Expo, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and President Nana Akufo-Addo were briefed on the opportunities that Ghana is promoting through the pavilion to attract foreign investments, especially in light of Ghana’s potential It is one of the largest cocoa-exporting countries in the world, as well as investment opportunities in mining due to its many mineral wealth. His Highness and the guest president were also briefed on some of the projects implemented by Ghana within the framework of its strategy in the field of environmental sustainability and the preservation of natural resources, while the pavilion provides information on the sectors of financial and health services and food production, highlighting Ghana’s economic vision through which it seeks to achieve A comprehensive development renaissance based on the sustainability of resources and the rationalization of their consumption.
In addition, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum visited the State of Armenia pavilion, which is also located in the “Opportunities” area, where His Highness watched a set of digital screens showing video clips dealing with features of Armenia’s history, culture and scientific heritage, and His Highness also watched a group representing archaeological pieces. Learn about aspects of the Armenian cultural heritage using advanced digital technologies that provide the visitor with comprehensive information about the exhibits and their history.
His Highness continued an explanation about the main idea of the Armenia Pavilion, which is based on the basis that building technological progress for the future is based mainly on the best practices and traditions of the past. Through the ages, the tree is rooted deep in the earth.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum also visited the Vietnam Pavilion at the Expo, where he was briefed on the pavilion’s comprehensive idea of this Asian country, which is ranked 15th in the world in terms of population density, with a total of more than 97 million people. It is the third Asian in terms of population.
During the visit, His Highness listened to an explanation explaining what is known about the pavilion from Vietnam’s heritage and its economic aspirations through the various investment opportunities it offers, as well as what the pavilion sheds light on from important features of Vietnam’s culture and its creative and folklore heritage, in addition to its famous nature. Picturesque, attractive tourist destinations and distinct agricultural potential.
Vice President of the State:
• “The distinguished African participation in the prestigious international exhibition paved the way for more rapprochement with the peoples of the African continent.”