Events, General News - 19 February, 2019
Mohammed bin Rashid visits Gulfood 2019
Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum visited Gulfood 2019, the 24th edition of the world largest annual F&B trade show at Dubai World Trade Center. The five-day exhibition, which runs until Thursday 21 February, has attracted over 5,000 local and international exhibitor.
Touring the 1,000,000 sq feet mega exhibition, Sheikh Mohammed was briefed on the industry’s latest products, equipment and modern food and storing beverage storage systems.
His Highness affirmed that the UAE will continue hosting such specialized events which will benefit local markets and help trade growth. He said such events will contribute in diversifying national economy and boost UAE’s position as global trade hub.
President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and CEO and Chairman of the Emirates Group Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Board of Dubai Chamber Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Electricity And Water Authority Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Director General of Dubai Protocol Department Khalifa Saeed Suleiman, Director General of Dubai Municipality Dawood Al Hajri and President & CEO of Dubai Chamber Hamad Buamim accompanied Sheikh Mohammed during his visit.