European Council on Tourism and Trade delegation paid a special attention to the tourism facilities, leisure and cultural objectives developed in the last year in UAE and also analysed the future plans for development of tourism infrastructure during an official familiarization trip.
On the occasion of the 42 celebration of United Arab Emirates National Day, an important European Council on Tourism and Trade delegation participated at the impressive manifestation of solidarity and admiration for the extraordinary achievements of the UAE.
Substantial dialogue in UAE (from left to right): H.E. Suhail Mohammad Al Mazroui, UAE Minister of Energy, H.E.Professor Dr. Anton Caragea-European Council on Tourism and Trade President, Dr. Nawal Al Hosani-Director of Zayed Future Energy Prize and Masdar City,H.E. Sultan bin Nasser Al Suwaidi-Governor of United Arab Emirates Central Bank.
The European participation at the UAE National celebrations had become a permanent event as an expression of the rock-solid partnership and friendship instilled between the two countries.
Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade who lead the european presence at National Day of United Arab Emirates in the last five years held an important program of familiarization with the latest developments in the country and receive first hand information in holding talks with: H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan-Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, H.E. Sultan bin Nasser Al Suwaidi-Governor of United Arab Emirates Central Bank, Dr. Nawal Al Hosani-Director of Zayed Future Energy Prize and Masdar City ,H.E.Suhail Mohammad Al Mazroui, UAE Minister of Energy, H.E. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi-Minister of Public Works etc.
The visit was held between 25 November 2013 until 2 December 2013 and offered a high level political and cultural program destined to offer a large area of information’s to the visiting party.
New Abu Dhabi- sky line of a booming metropolis.
Old Abu Dhabi-preserving history in a modern city
The program carved for President-Professor Dr. Anton Caragea included also a high profile visit to Masdar City, touring the premises of the solar powered energy city and getting acquainted with lodging, research and study facilities of the Masdar Institute of Technology and drive testing the latest electric powered car constructed on site.
Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi: a testament of modern Islamic architecture
The cultural side of the program included a visit to universally acclaimed Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi, Yas Island and Saadiyat Island Cultural Complex and a safari experience on Al Ain desert.
European Council on Tourism and Trade delegation paid a special attention to the tourism facilities, leisure and cultural objectives developed in the last year in UAE and also analysed the future plans for development of tourism infrastructure.
Masdar City is projected by Masdar Institute of Technology as a solar powered city.
Extensive presentation of tourism growth, tourism factors creating new jobs and opportunities for emirate citizens and boosting the United Arab Emirates standing in the world where presented for European Council on Tourism and Trade information.
Electric powered vehicle projected by Masdar Institute of Technology
Professor Dr. Anton Caragea was also congratulated for his decision to uphold Dubai City candidature to host World Expo 2020, a decision that was echoed during Paris Séance of International Exhibition Bureau that voted with overwhelming majority to support Dubai as World EXPO 2020 organizer.
European Council on Tourism and Trade as an integral part of Europe is always true to the alliance and friendship with United Arab Emirates and promoting and supporting Dubai candidature for World Expo was a necessary and intricate apart of their long term cooperation, stated Professor Dr. Anton Caragea.
European delegation attended the popular celebration for 42 United Arab Emirates National Day
European Council on Tourism and Trade was the first institution to announce his support for Dubai in an impressive ceremony held in the Palace of Parliament and afterwards Professor Dr. Anton Caragea held meeting with Asian, African and European countries during an eight months period promoting Dubai candidature for World Expo 2020.
Supporting Dubai and United Arab Emirates as organizers of World Expo 2020 and constantly attending UAE National Day Celebrations are all testimonies of the strategic friendship that is uniting in a brotherhood spirit Europe and UAE.
This friendship becomes the strong bridge that is connecting Arabic Golf area and Europe, stated in his concluding remarks Professor Dr. Anton Caragea.