Mechanism of boosting trade and economic relations between the UAE and Sweden were the focus of discussions between Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, UAE Minister of Foreign Trade, and her host Swedish Minister for Local Government and Financial Markets, Mats Odell.
The two ministers reviewed global efforts to handle consequences of the global financial crisis where they stressed the vital need of co-operation by all countries.
Sheikha Lubna briefed the Swedish minister about the UAE economic situation and its efforts to achieve sustainable development. Salah Al Shamsi, Chairman of the UAE Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, gave a presentation on steps taken by the UAE to respond to potential falls out of the crisis.
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