Egyptian Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli meets with UAE ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum meets in Dubai- press photo
CAIRO- 30 October 2021: UAE ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum affirmed his full support for strengthening cooperation relations with Egypt, praising the construction of more than 20 new smart cities simultaneously in Egypt.
“This represents a great challenge and an unprecedented urban boom, which required a lot of effort from everyone,” he said during a meeting with Egyptian Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli who is visiting Expo 2020 Dubai, said the Egyptian cabinet in a statement on Saturday.
The meeting was attended by Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala Al Saeed, Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities Assem El-Gazzar, Minister of Trade and Industry Nevin Gamea, and Egypt's Ambassador to Abu Dhabi.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid also applauded Egypt’s national project "Decent Life,” which was launched by President Sisi to improve the quality of life for more than half of Egypt's population living in the countryside.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid expressed his happiness at receiving Madbouli and his accompanying delegation, and asked to convey his sincere greetings to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, saying: "Tell His Excellency President El-Sisi that we all love him."
Sheikh bin Rashid gave the Egyptian Prime Minister the book "My Story,” which tells 50 stories of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid over the course of fifty years.
Egyptian Prime Minister sent President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi’s greetings to the leadership and government of the United Arab Emirates, congratulated the UAE on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the emirates.
Madbouli also praised the renaissance achieved by the UAE, saying “what he witnessed today at the World Expo is a pride for all Arabs.”