Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, this morning received Jimmy Carter, former U.S. President and Chairman of The Carter Centre.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed and Mr. Carter exchanged talks about a number of humanitarian issues around the world, especially in the countries experiencing political tensions and natural disasters.
During the meeting, Sheikh Mohammed was briefed on the content and objectives of cooperation and coordination between the Noor Dubai Foundation and The Carter Centre on the treatment of around 18 million patients in Ethiopia who suffer from Trachoma disease over the next three years.
His Highness lauded the cooperation between the Noor Dubai Foundation and the Carter Centre on the treatment of eye diseases, not only in Ethiopia but also in various other areas with underprivileged populations.
The meeting was attended by Lt. General Misbah bin Rashid AI Fattan, Director of the Office of the Vice-President, Khalifa Saeed Suleiman, Director-General of the Department of Protocol and Hospitality in Dubai, Essa Al Maidour, Director-General of Dubai Health Authority and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Noor Dubai Foundation, along with the delegation accompanying Mr. Carter.