Sheikh Mohammed visits the pavilion of Kyrgyzstan
Sheikh Mohammed visits the pavilion of Kyrgyzstan located within the Opportunity District at Expo 2020. Image Credit: Dubai Media Office

Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, visited Expo 2020 and toured the Central African Republic’s pavilion at the mega global event along with Faustin-Archange Touadéra, President of the Central African Republic.

At the pavilion, Sheikh Mohammed was briefed about the efforts of the Central African Republic to use technology to combat deforestation and protect wildlife.

Located in the Sustainability District, the Central African Republic’s pavilion showcases the country’s initiatives and achievements; tourism attractions and plans to develop the sector, which is a major contributor to the country’s economy; and its rich natural resources, mainly diamonds.

Sheikh Mohammed also visited the pavilion of Kyrgyzstan located within the Opportunity District at Expo 2020 and met with Akylbek Japarov, the Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan.

Welcoming Kyrgyzstan’s participation in Expo 2020, Sheikh Mohammed said Expo 2020 offers a platform to showcase Kyrgyz culture and the country’s vision for the future.

Sheikh Mohammed also exchanged views on a range of issues of common interest with Japarov and discussed ways of boosting cooperation between the UAE and Kyrgyzstan in various fields, especially education and healthcare.

The Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan praised the robust ties between the UAE and his country and highlighted the educational projects that the UAE helped develop in Kyrgyzstan.

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