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Dubai ruler meets Klaus Schwab, Kristalina Georgieva

Latest News Dubai 22 Feb 24
Dubai ruler meets Klaus Schwab, Kristalina Georgieva
WGS 2024: Sheikh Mohammed meets Klaus Schwab, Kristalina Georgieva in Dubai.
Event Location
Dubai, Dubai
Start Time
22 February 2024, 12:00 AM
End Time
29 February 2024, 12:00 AM

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, met several high-ranking officials ahead of the World Governments Summit (WGS) 2024 in Dubai.

Over 25 heads of state and governments, 85 international organizations, government delegations, and global thought leaders and experts are participating in the three-day event, being held under the theme ‘Shaping Future Governments’.

The Dubai ruler held separate meetings with Professor Klaus Schwab, founder and chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF); Kristalina Georgieva, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF); Arab ministers of finance; as well as Arab youth ministers.

During their meeting, Professor Klaus Schwab emphasised the vital role played by WGS in shaping new visions for governance and fostering international cooperation.

He also commended the quality of discussions, dialogue and talks, as well as the enriching and informative themes explored in sessions throughout past editions of the WGS.

Georgieva seconded the sentiment, praising the WGS for promoting constructive dialogue and facilitating the exchange of knowledge and expertise among decision-makers, international experts and specialists from diverse fields. She also made a special mention of the UAE’s strong economic performance over the last few years.

During the meetings, Sheikh Mohammed stressed that the challenges encountered by the global economy required all countries, especially leading economies such as the UAE, to share their successful strategies and models.

“The challenges facing the global economy require collaboration and sharing of successful strategies.”

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