Mohammed receives CEO of Pritzakir Organisation
His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, received Thomas Pritzakir, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pritzakir Organisation, Chief Executive Officer of Hyatt Hotels Corporations and President and founder of North America and Western Asia Holding, based in Dubai, at Burj Al Arab on Sunday.
Shaikh Mohammed exchanged views on the regional and international economic and financial situation, focusing on the investment sector, which is seeing growth in the areas of real assets, tourism and infrastructure.
Shaikh Mohammed talks to Thomas Pritzakir at Burj Al Arab in Dubai on Sunday as Shaikh Ahmed looks on. -Wam
Pritzakir praised the resilience of Dubai, which weathered the storm of the global financial crisis, thanks to the wise visions of Shaikh Mohammed, noting that the foreign investments in Dubai are flowering, especially in the sectors of real estate and tourism. He cited that the UAE in general and Dubai in particular have become the focal points of tourism.
He said his company, set up in Jebel Ali, will operate Iraqi Basra Port from the Dubai Logistics, referring to unprecedented facilitations provided by the Government of Dubai in general and Jebel Ali port in particular.
On his part, Shaikh Mohammed welcomed the North America and Western Asia Holding and international investors who come to Dubai to set secure and successful businesses, adding that the UAE remains an oasis of peace, security, economy and stability, thanks to the tolerance among various cultures.
The meeting was attended by Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Emirates Group; Hisham Al Qasimi, CEO of Dubai Real Estate Corporation; Khalifa Saeed Suleiman, Director of the Department of Protocol and Hospitality in Dubai; and Helal Saeed Al Marri, CEO of the Dubai World Trade Centre and Director-General of the Dubai Tourism and Commercial Marketing.