His Excellency the President of Zanzibar , Dr Mohammed Shein is on a week long state visit to the United Arab Emirate (UAE) to strengthen economic ties with the monarchy.
Dr Shein who is also Chairman of the Revolutionary Council of the Indian Ocean archipelagoes, has met the royal family and other dignitaries as well as visited various development projects and factories and real estate developers.
To start off, he held bilateral talks with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, heir of Abu Dhabi and also spoke with Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Makhtoum,Vi ce-President and Prime Minister of the UAE.
Dr Shein then met with Mohamed Saif Suwaid, the Director of the Abu-Dhabi Fund for Development.
He toured Nishati Masdar Town, went to the Louvre memorial building and the Sheikh Zayed Mosque Wahat Al Karama. He visted the free port areas at Jebel Ali, and the new and modern Town of Nakheel where he toured the Palm Jumeirah real estate project.
President Dr Shein also visited Sharjan Town where he held talks with Dr Shaikh Sultan Mohammed Al Qasimi, the administrator of Sharjah. Here Dr Shein also went to the East Fishing Processing LLC and the Ras Al Khaimah one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE) where he will hold talks with Sheikh Saud Saqr Al Qasimi”
He was also hosted by the Nakheel Properties management who are responsible for much of the renowned Dubai skyline and waterfront developments. They discussed how the real estate developer’s unrivalled expertise and experience could be leveraged for real estate projects in Zanzibar.
He also visited the largest dairy farm and production plant in the UAE, Al Rawabi Dairy Company.
HE Abdulla Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of Rawabi Emirates Group with Vice Chairman Mr. Abdulla Ali Al Qubaisi and Dr. Ahmed Al-Tijani, CEO of Al Rawabi Dairy Company received the President and his delegation who are on their official government visit to the UAE.
“We are honoured to host President Dr. Ali Mohammed Shein and his delegation. We look forward to consolidating our economic relations and developing investment opportunities as a leading national company in the local market,” said Dr. Ahmed Al Tijani, CEO.
Al Rawabi Dairy Company has the largest cattle farm in the country, with 13,000 cow head breeds of the Friesian Holstein, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and a factory with milk production of 295 tonnes per day. The healthy products produced by the company in its farm are in accordance with the standards of global livestock breeding.