Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum met President of Belarus HE Alexander Lukashenko on the sidelines of the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, which concludes today in the Chinese capital Beijing.
During the meeting, Sheikh Mohammed and Lukashenko discussed bilateral relations that have seen substantial growth over the past few years. They also discussed ways to boost trade between the two countries and promote investment opportunities.
Sheikh Mohammed and the President of Belarus discussed collaboration in energy, climate change and environmental sustainability, and expressed a desire to learn from each other’s success stories. They also expressed a commitment to further cement ties and explore new opportunities that serve common strategic interests.
The President of Belarus expressed his appreciation for the accelerated development the UAE has achieved. He also praised the UAE’s efforts to become an active partner in global development and expressed the hope that the UAE and Belarus can develop further cooperation in various fields, particularly in tourism and culture.
President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and CEO of the Emirates Group HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum; Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future HE Mohammed Al Gergawi; Minister of Economy HE Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori; Minister of State for Foreign Affairs HE Anwar Mohammed Gargash; Minister of State for International Cooperation HE Reem Ebrahim Al Hashimi; Minister of State HE Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber; Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Affairs Authority, and Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of the Mubadala Investment Company HE Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak; Director General of Dubai Protocol Department HE Khalifa Saeed Suleiman and UAE Ambassador to China HE Dr. Ali Obaid Al Dhaheri attended the meeting.