(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Egyptian prime minister dr ibrahim mahlab has described dubai as ?the city of happiness modernity and creativity?.
speaking after he was received by his highness shaikh mohammed bin rashid al maktoum vice-president and prime minister of the uae and ruler of dubai on tuesday dr mahlab said: “as an arab citizen i feel happy when i set foot upon dubai and i have the same feeling when i leave this arab city holding fond memories; it enhances my feelings of pride as it is a unique city which brings together all world cultures and all people are happy full of joy and confidence freedom and hospitality.”<>
the meeting which was attended by shaikh maktoum bin mohammed bin rashid al maktoum deputy ruler of dubai reviewed the historical fraternal relations between the two countries.
shaikh mohammed and dr mahlab also exchanged views on a number of political economic and development issues. shaikh mohammed said the uae since the era of the late shaikh zayed bin sultan al nahyan and late shaikh rashid bin saeed al maktoum owe egypt and its people all honour respect and appreciation stressing that egyptian human energies were one of the first arab talents that came to the country especially in the sectors of education media and others.