Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, met with Faustin-Archange Touadera, President of the Central African Republic, on the sidelines of the final round of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2021 being held at the Yas Marina Circuit.
During the meeting, Sheikh Mohammed underlined the importance of boosting bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries in various fields, expressing his wishes for greater stability and progress for the Central African country.
The discussion touched on the efforts to bring peace to the African continent and its significance to economic development as well as ensuring the sustainability of Africa’s rich natural resources. The meeting also discussed the importance of promoting education and technological development and strengthening the capabilities of the health care sector to drive sustainable development.
The President of Central Africa praised the UAE for its inspiring development model and its efforts to address many global challenges, including the Covid-19 pandemic, which has contributed to further strengthening the country’s leading role both regionally and globally. President Touadera also expressed his sincere wishes to the UAE leadership and people for further progress and prosperity.