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Lord Mayor of London drives greater business collaboration between the UK and the UAE

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Fireworks exploded from the Burj Khalifa and celebrations were held across the United Arab Emirates last November following the announcement that Dubai had been chosen to host the 2020 World Expo. In becoming the region’s first city to hold the Expo, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai vowed to “breathe new life into the ancient role of the Middle East as a melting pot for cultures and creativity.”