HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, praised the efforts of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and its working groups to consolidate the UAE's position on the world economy map and promote Dubai as a welcome forum for businessmen and artists. And intellectuals, seekers of stability, work, love and harmony among human beings.

"We are planting roses in the gardens of our country, and we encourage the spread of a culture of art and beauty, love of goodness and tolerance in our society, so that our country can remain," he said. Beloved symbol of peace, human civilization and culture .. I blessed the efforts, arms and ideas of all creators and interested in all these noble values ​​».

Representative Offices

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, during his tour of the exhibition halls, accompanied by HH Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, was briefed on the role of representative offices opened by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in a number of African capitals and cities, China and Latin America. , And its role in promoting the UAE in general, and Dubai in particular, as a city full of logistics and facilities, and a privileged location, and the incubator environment for business, finance and feasible investments, through 11 offices of the «Dubai Chamber» spread in Kenya, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Ghana, Argentina, Brazil, and Ben In addition, there are four offices in Azerbaijan and India and two in Shanghai and Shenzhen.

During his visit to the exhibition, His Highness was acquainted with the objectives and agenda of the joint training program between the UAE and some African countries to train young people, especially the creators of them. Dubai, and the prospects for investment expansion in Africa.

Fifth Session

Organized by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the 5th edition of the African World Business Forum was launched at Madinat Jumeirah yesterday.

Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, revealed that Dubai's non-oil trade with the African continent will exceed one trillion dirhams between 2011 and the end of 2019, stressing that Africa is one of the main partners of Dubai's trade and strategy for economic diversification.

Al Ghurair, in a speech delivered at the start of the fifth session of the forum yesterday, to the depth of the UAE-Africa relations in all economic areas, and the emirate of Dubai to consolidate that relationship based on its position on the map of the global economy, and its role in promoting international trade movement, and consolidate the status The emirate, a gateway to African countries to all markets of the world.

He stressed that the Forum has become over the five sessions a leading platform for the UAE and African business community, and a center for shaping the future of economic cooperation between the UAE and Africa, in the areas of investment and trade.

• Dubai's non-oil trade with the African continent exceeds one trillion dirhams, during the period from 2011 until the end of 2019.