Dubai-Russia tourism ties discussed

Published January 13th, 2002 - 02:00 GMT

A high-level delegation of Russian diplomats, led by Alexey Mitrofanov, member of the Russian Federal Assembly and the consul of the Russian Federation in Dubai Leonid Frolov, met with the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing's (DTCM) Director General to discuss bilateral trade and tourism between Russia and the UAE. 


DTCM Director General Khalid A. Bin Sulayem briefed the visiting delegates about the DTCM's stepped up marketing activity across Russia, the CIS and the Baltic States as part of a drive to attract increased business and leisure traffic to Dubai. 


He also emphasized Dubai's commercial attractions and noted that international business interest in the Middle East was on a rising trend. "Dubai, as the region's most dynamic commercial center, is leading the way in attracting new companies from around the world including Russia." — ( 

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