His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, received today Boyko Borissov, the Prime Minister of Bulgaria, and his accompanying delegation at Zabeel Palace.

During the meeting, which was attended by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed welcomed the Prime Minister on his first visit to the UAE, expressing his confidence that the visit will contribute to building of long and strong relations between the two friendly nations.

H.H. Sheikh Mohammed also said that the UAE is keen to establish economic relations with all countries.

In turn, the Bulgarian Prime Minister expressed his country’s interest in attracting UAE investments in the fields of technology, Artificial Intelligence, food security and tourism.

Borissov extended an invitation to Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid to visit Sofia, which was accepted.

The meeting was also attended by H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum; President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and CEO and Chairman of Emirates Group; H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation; H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum; Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future; Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy; Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation; Dr. Ahmad bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills and head of the honor mission accompanying the guest; Mohammed Ibrahim Al Sheibani, Director-General of Dubai Ruler’s Court, Khalifa Saeed Suleiman, Director General of Dubai Protocol Department; Abdulwahab Nasser Al Najjar, UAE Ambassador to Bulgaria; and Bogdan Kolarov, Ambassador of Bulgaria to the UAE.

Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs