Dubai: The UAE-Senegal bilateral relations received another boost as His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai paved a visit recently to the Senegalese pavilion at Expo 2020 site and met its President Mr. Macky Sall.
H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Media Council, H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Director-General of Expo 2020 Dubai also accompanied His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid during his visit to the pavilion.
HH Sheikh Mohammed and Mr. Sall took the opportunity to discuss new ways to boost bilateral relations and enhance the strategic partnership between their two countries while exchanging perspectives on accelerating global recovery from the pandemic.
The two leaders toured Senegal’s Pavilion at Expo 2020, located in the Mobility District, which highlights the country’s history, traditions, dynamic multi-lingual population, and its ambitious future plans.
The Ruler of Dubai also met Mr. Julius Maada Bio, President of Sierra Leone during his visit to the country’s Pavilion located at the Opportunity District at Expo 2020.
Both leaders exchanged views on strengthening bilateral relations and identifying areas of cooperation to promote growth, and later toured the Sierra Leone Pavilion, which showcases the country’s tourism, agriculture, education and mining sectors, among others.
HH Sheikh Mohammed appreciated the development efforts of African countries, and expressed the hope that Expo 2020 Dubai will help reinforce ties between the UAE and the African continent.
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