Senegal president, Macky Sall, has spoken warmly of his nation’s relations with the United Arab Emirates as he visited Expo 2020 in Dubai to open the nationwide pavilion.
Sall mentioned: “Our world, plunged right into a deep financial gloom, actually wants this ray of sunshine to deliver again some color and assist rebuild hope for a greater future.
“On this sense, the common Expo is each a showcase for nations and an element for peace and dialogue between cultures and civilisations.
“That is what Expo 2020 is all about, below the theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future,’ with the subthemes of sustainability, mobility and alternative.
“All that is related right this moment.”
He added: “In a world of interdependence and interconnection, but additionally, sadly, of turbulence and violent conflicts, folks have to study to dwell collectively, to know and respect one another, but additionally to change for extra progress and prosperity whereas preserving the setting.
“Senegal adheres to its beliefs.
“That’s the reason I wished to personally preside over the nationwide day of Senegal that we’re celebrating right this moment.”
The president continued: “The Senegalese pavilion, positioned within the coronary heart of the Expo web site, provides the world a pattern of the perfect of what we’re doing by way of progress and growth.
“For instance, the regional categorical prepare of Good Senegal and the challenge of the port of the longer term, with three fashionable infrastructures of connection that consult with the theme of the Expo.
“I wish to commend the bilateral relations between the United Arab Emirates and Senegal, that are primarily based on friendship, cooperation and growth.
“As soon as once more, we are going to attempt to enhance the extent of commerce, the extent of economic exchanges and above all to guarantee that businessmen can even develop cooperation since it’s by means of commerce, by means of funding that this occurs.”