The meeting was also attended by Ahmed Thani Al-Zeyoudi, State Minister for Foreign Trade of the UAE, Mohammed Ahmed Al Jaber, the UAE Ambassador to Russia, as well as representatives of ministries and Chambers of Commerce of the two countries.

The meeting participants remarked: it was the first time in the history of relationships between Russia and the UAE, when the parties have nominated so representative memberships of the Business Councils, and they expect this will ensure the success in further development of the trade and economic cooperation.

The parties agreed to intensify the work of the Business Councils and hold the meetings dedicated to the industry subjects every month.

The first face-to-face meeting of the Business Councils will be held in February in Dubai "on the margins" of the International Agricultural Exhibition Gulfood-2021, and it will be devoted to the development of Russian-Emirates cooperation in the area of agriculture and food.


Rosgeo is a Russian multidisciplinary geological holding company which provides a full range of geological exploration services from regional surveys to stratigraphic drilling and subsoil monitoring. The holding company has unique expertise, including in such areas as marine geology and offshore operations. The holding company's enterprises have discovered more than 1,000 fields and deposits, including large hydrocarbon and mineral deposits. 100% of Rosgeo’s shares are held by the Russian government.