Monday , February 26 2018

Mohammed, Kim discuss ways to strengthen World Bank’s work

Dubai / WAM

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Monday received the World Bank Group President, Dr Jim Yong Kim, on the sidelines of the World Government Summit (WGS 2018).
During the meeting, Sheikh Mohammed and Dr Kim discussed a number of development issues in countries with limited financial and economic resources and ways to strengthen the World Bank’s work, which plays a decisive role in the development and modernisation programmes for developing countries.
The Group’s President commended the idea behind the World Government Summit, which has attracted thousands of thinkers and innovators in various fields, together with government officials from around the world, to consult and exchange creative ideas for a better future for societies, especially in education, youth, women and government.
The meeting was attended by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chief Executive of Emirates Group, HH Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future and Chairman of the WGS, Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, Mubarak Rashed Al Mansouri, Governor of the UAE Central Bank, and Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Director-General of Dubai Ruler’s Court.

Mohammed meets Moldovan President

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed also received on Monday, President Igor Dodon of Moldova, and his accompanying delegation, on the sidelines of the sixth edition of the World Government Summit in Dubai.
HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, and HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, were also present during the meeting.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed and President Dodon discussed issues of mutual interest, across various sectors including business and investment, culture and tourism, to help advance ties between the two friendly nations.
During the meeting, Dodon thanked Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid for the invitation to participate in the Summit, which he described as a global intellectual and cultural forum. He also expressed his confidence in the success of the innovative ideas and opinions being presented at WGS 2018, adding that leaders need to take advantage of the recommendations being produced to fast track innovative solutions for development in various sectors.
HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chief Executive of Emirates Group; HH Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum; Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future; Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation; Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Director-General of Dubai Ruler’s Court; Khalifa Saeed Sulaiman, Director-General of the Dubai Protocol and Hospitality Department, and Salim Ahmed Al Kaabi, Non-Resident Ambassador of the UAE to Moldova, also attended the meeting.

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