Zelenskyi meets with UAE Prime Minister and calls for investment in Ukraine's infrastructure
During his official visit to the UAE in Dubai, President Volodymyr Zelenskyi met with Vice President, Prime Minister, Minister of Defense, Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai Sheikh Muhammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
The Office of the President reports.
During the conversation, the parties outlined the priority areas of cooperation between Ukraine and the UAE, discussed ways to deepen bilateral cooperation in trade, economy, investment, and scientific and technical spheres.
Zelenskyi focused on infrastructure development and called on the UAE to invest in this sector in Ukraine.
They paid particular attention to combating the effects of the coronavirus spreading and the impact of quarantine measures on the economies of countries.
President stressed that the increased attention of the leadership of Ukraine and the UAE to the priority areas of bilateral cooperation testified to the existence of political will to further develop and deepen constructive, mutually beneficial cooperation in the interests of the Ukrainian and Emirati peoples.
Muhammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum noted the UAE saw Ukraine as a reliable partner with whom relations were developing on the principles of trust and mutual respect.
He distinguished the visit of the President to the Expo 2020 exhibition and stressed that Ukraine was an important partner of the UAE in ensuring food security.