The most distinguished guest of the Emirates came to Ukraine

From 25 to 26 November 2010 on the initiative and with the assistance of the Charity initiative “Ukraine – Middle East” there was the director of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahayan, younger brother of current UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahayan, Head Office hereditary Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahayan, a member of the Executive Council (Government) of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in Ukraine.

Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahayan and President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovich

The purposes of the visit were the acquaintance with the new leadership of Ukraine and discussion the possibilities of cooperation between our countries in investment in different areas, giving preference in long-term projects. During the visit, Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahayan, met with President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovich, the Minister of Agrarian Policy of Nicholas Prisyajnyuk, Foreign Minister Konstantin Gryshchenko, Fuel and Energy Minister Yuri Boiko, Chairman of the Working Group on National Projects Committee of Economic Reforms, Vladislav Kaskiv, KSCA President Alexander Popov , People’s Deputy Paul Klimets.

This is the first official visit in Ukraine of members of the ruling family of the UAE and the official Emirates since the start of diplomatic relations between our countries.

For information: Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) was created in 1976 by order of the UAE President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahayan for investing part of the capital, coming from oil sales to the industrial, commercial and other projects in the UAE and abroad. Head of ADIA is the President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahayan. According to various estimates, the total assets of ADIA are from 700 billion to 1 trillion. $ 300 billion.

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