DUBAI - His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, received on Tuesday at Zabeel Palace, Arab finance ministers, central bank governors and directors of Arab financial agencies, who are participating in the annual meeting of the Arab Financial Institutions and Fourth Meeting for the Council of Arab Finance Ministers, being hosted by the UAE.
Present were Shaikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, Shaikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, and a number of Shaikhs, ministers and senior officials.
Shaikh Mohammed exchanged talks with Arab ministers on economic and financial situation in the Arab World and mechanisms of pushing development wheel forward for rebuilding a sound Arab economy based on a common strategy that serves interest of Arab people.
Shaikh Mohammed stressed the vital importance of joint Arab investment in various sectors to implement Arab League resolutions for launching the Arab common market and clearing obstacles facing Arab economies.
Shaikh Hamdan bin Rashid opened the two-day meetings earlier today.
The meetings serve as an ideal platform to address the latest economic and financial conditions in the Arab region and to promote economic and financial policies of the Arab countries to enhnace economic integration, activate the movement of intra-regional trade and to guarantee prosperity and food security.