The Duke of Cambridge's first official visit to the country

Hamdan bin Mohammed receives Prince William and stresses the importance of international cooperation to ensure a sustainable future for humanity

Hamdan bin Mohammed and Prince William while touring the UAE pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.

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His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, received yesterday, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, His Royal Highness Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, who is visiting the country Currently, to participate in the UK's National Day celebrations at Expo 2020 Dubai.

His Highness, the Crown Prince of Dubai, welcomed Prince William on his first official visit to the country, stressing the UAE's pride in the strong historical relations that have long brought the two countries together, and the desire to push the Emirati-British partnership forward, and within various fields, including sustainability and environmental preservation, expressing His Highness His appreciation for the great efforts led by Prince William in the same field, and for the important initiatives he presented that open the way to strengthening international partnership in order to preserve a sustainable future for the planet.

His Highness pointed out that the issue of preserving the environment and biological diversity is one of the priorities that the UAE attaches great importance to, and places it at the forefront of the national agenda, believing in the importance of preserving the environment for future generations.

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum affirmed Dubai's pride in supporting one of the most prominent initiatives launched by Prince William, the "United to Protect Wildlife" initiative, through the participation of DP World (DP World) as a main partner for the initiative, which reflects Dubai and the UAE are committed to supporting all international efforts to ensure the highest levels of sustainability and the preservation of wildlife.

For his part, Prince William expressed his appreciation for the pioneering model provided by the UAE in the field of sustainable development, and also stressed his happiness to be in the UAE and to participate in the UK National Day celebrations at Expo 2020 Dubai, noting the UAE's hosting of this major global event, The added value it represents as a platform for inclusive dialogue, aimed at reaching common visions on issues related to the future of man, the most important of which is the issue of environmental sustainability, and what it calls for concerted efforts in order to reach effective solutions to the cross-border challenges this issue faces, and to speed up finding alternatives. that ensures the preservation of the environment and its sustainability.After the meeting, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed and Prince William toured the Emirates Pavilion, where the guest prince was introduced to the most important themes on which the pavilion focuses, and embodies important stations and features of the development process in the country, and sheds light on the connection of the people of the Emirates with their environment, culture and heritage, and what they raise. Of the values ​​of openness, optimism and flexibility, as well as the state's efforts in the field of sustainability and preservation of the environment and natural resources.

The meeting and the tour were attended by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Supreme Chairman of the Emirates Group, Chairman of the Higher Committee of Expo 2020 Dubai, and a number of ministers and officials.

• Prince William expresses his appreciation for the pioneering model presented by the UAE in the field of sustainable development.

Dubai Crown Prince:

• "Preserving the environment and biodiversity is one of the priorities of the UAE, believing in the importance of preserving the environment for future generations."

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