Danish Prince Sees Potential for Cooperation

DUBAI — There is a lot of potential in the UAE for mutual cooperation in political, economic and cultural fields, according to the Crown Prince of Denmark, Frederik.

By Jamila K. Qadir

Published: Sat 23 Jan 2010, 12:47 AM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 2:35 PM

Prince Frederik in an interview with Khaleej Times said: “This region is growing fast and will continue to grow. We have a good dialogue and good products to offer. I’ve just been to the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi. There are a lot of sectors that will open up for business. There is a lot of potential here and the quality of life is increasing.”

Prince Frederik and Shaikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum inaugurated Empower-Logstor Insulated Pipes Systems (ELIPS), the UAE’s largest pre-insulated pipe manufacturing facility, in Jebel Ali on Wednesday.

The move signifies the UAE’s drive towards diversification of economy in order to sustain growth.

The Danish Prince, who is also a member of the International Olympic Committee, said there was a lot of potential for cooperation in sports field.

“A lot of sports people are coming here from Europe in winter months, especially in January and February to practise major sports. European sports people are coming here for training or to compete, for example during tennis and golf tournaments. Also European football teams come down here and train to prepare for active season,” he said. — news@khaleejtimes.com

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