Expo 2020: Sheikh Mohammed welcomes Egyptian PM to Dubai

Egypt is celebrating its national day at the Expo site on October 30

By Wed Desk

Published: Sat 30 Oct 2021, 5:55 PM

Last updated: Sat 30 Oct 2021, 10:43 PM

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai welcomed the Prime Minister of Egypt Mostafa Madbouly to the Emirate on Saturday.

The leaders met at the Dubai Expo 2020, where Egypt is celebrating its national day. Sheikh Mohammed and Prime Minister Madbouly spoke about the two countries’ historic ties.


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The Dubai Ruler took to Twitter to point out the deep relationship the UAE shares with Egypt. He said, "Our relations with Egypt are deep, ancient and stable. Our relations with them are exemplary at the Arab and international levels."

The meeting was attended by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai; Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Deputy Ruler and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance; Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group; Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and a number of ministers and officials.

The meeting discussed ways of boosting cooperation between the UAE and Egypt and enhancing bilateral relations in various fields.

The Egyptian PM highlighted the strong ties between the two countries and congratulated the UAE on the exceptional organisation of Expo 2020 Dubai. Dr. Madbouly also noted that Egypt’s participation in Expo 2020 is its largest participation in the global event to date.

Egypt’s Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, located in the Opportunity district, features an innovative design that highlights the country’s rich history and civilisation.

The Pavilion offers an opportunity to learn about the country’s achievements across history through a virtual 3D experience of travelling to the country’s ancient past.

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