The first memorandum of understanding is on cooperation between Dubai’s Expo 2020 and Milan Expo 2015. The memorandum of understanding was signed from the Emirati side by H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Emirates Group Sheikh and Chairman of the Expo 2020 Preparatory Committee, and from the Italian side Giuseppe Sala, Milan Expo 2015 Commissioner.
The second memorandum of understanding is a cooperation agreement between Dubai Ports, Customs and Free Zones and the Italian Customs and Commercial Privileges Agency. The MoU was signed by Chairman of Dubai Ports, Customs and Free Zones, Sultan Ahmad Bin Sulayem and and the Italian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Giorgio Starace.
Sheikh Mohammed commended the MoU’s signature, expressing his enthusiasm and hope that these two agreements will boost cultural, commercial and tourist cooperation between the two countries.
The event was attended by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs Sheikh, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Emirates Group Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Minister for Cabinet Affairs, Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gargawi, Minister of Economy and Head of the Honorary mission accompanying the Italian Prime Minister, Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of State Reem Al Hashemi, Director General of the Dubai Ruler’s Court Mohammed Ibrahim AI Shaibani, Chairman of Dubai Ports, Customs and Free Zones, Sultan Ahmad Bin Sulayem, Director General of Dubai Protocol Department, Khalifa Saeed Suleiman and from the Italian side, the Prime Minister’s accompanying delegation and the Italian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Giorgio Starace.