Maktoum receives Yahoo CEO

Further co-operation on education and technology was discussed

Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, has received Yahoo's Chief Executive Officer Carol Bartz , who is on a visit to the UAE to promote the online giant's relations with partners through its Dubai-based regional office.

The two sides discussed the expansion of cooperation on education, technology and training between Yahoo and Dubai's technology zone which hosts a number of global corporations.

Sheikh Maktoum expressed Dubai's interest in the exchange of expertise and the conducting of training and educational programs for the youth to help engage them in IT-related activities to help boost the national economy.

Bartz thanked Sheikh Maktoum for the facilities provided by Dubai to Yahoo's operations in the UAE and the Middle East.

Present at the meeting were a number of senior officials.