The key subject of the meeting was the work of the Russian-Emirates Business Council, which chairman Sergey Gorkov was elected in December 2019. Ambassador Al Jaber made a high assessment to the contribution of Sergey Gorkov to development of business relationships between Russia and the United Arab Emirates and informed about election of a new chairman of the Emirates-Russian Business Council, whom became Ahmed Thani Al-Zeyoudi, Director General of Al Ghurair Group, one of the largest industrial holdings in the UAE.

The parties also discussed the visit of Sergey Gorkov to the UAE scheduled for February and the first face-to-face joint meeting of the Russian-Emirates and Emirates-Russian Business Councils.


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