Dubai: It’s not often that a country’s leaders welcome a delegation of 16,000 tourists arriving in the country as part of a holiday.
But on Thursday, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, welcomed a delegation of tourists from Nu Skin Enterprises’ China Office.
Shaikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, was also on hand for the reception. Shaikh Mohammad welcomed the visitors as part of a visit in which the 16,000 employees Nu Skin China office employees are touring various landmarks across the UAE.
The employees earned the holiday as a reward for helping their company achieve record-high profits in 2013. Shaikh Mohammad stressed the importance of human, social and cultural interaction between the people of the UAE and other countries, and building new bridges that help close the gap between different cultures.
He pointed out that culture and tourism are the most ideal and easiest way to enhance relations between different peoples.
The Chinese delegation expressed their profound gratitude for the warm hospitality they have received since their arrival to the UAE, and their happiness at meeting with Shaikh Mohammad. The delegation took pictures with Shaikh Mohammad, reflecting their gratitude to him and the UAE’s hospitality.
Earlier, the Traffic Education Patrol of the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police, assisted by a police patrol from Khalifa A Police Station and patrols from Saeed Company for Traffic Systems, participated in welcoming the first groups of tourists during their visit to Yas Marina Circuit and Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi.
The patrols helped ensure smooth traffic flow for the buses and handed out brochures to the tourists that contained tips during their tour.