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Mohammed bin Rashid receives British Prime Minister

Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, received this afternoon at his palace in Zabeel the visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron and his accompanying delegation.

His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and H. H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, were also present.

During the meeting, Sheikh Mohammed and Cameron held talks on ways to strengthen ties of friendship and cooperation between the two friendly countries. They also took stock of the current political and security situation in the Middle East amid the backdrop of political transformations the Arab World is currently undergoing.

The talks also tackled conditions of the British community in the UAE where Mr. Cameron expressed his gratitude to Sheikh Mohammed for the care the UAE leadership as well as the official and non-official circles lend to the British companies operating in the UAE and to the members of the British community.

The meeting was attended by H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Aviation Authority and Chairman of Emirates Group, Dr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, and Reem Ibrahim Al Hashemi, Minister of State.

Also present were Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Director-General of the Court of His Highness the Ruler of Dubai, Abdulrahman Ghanem Al Mutaiwee, UAE Ambassador to the United Kingdom, and Dominic Jermey, British Ambassador to the UAE.