(ANSA) - ROME, FEB 7 - Lombardy Governor Attilio Fontana met
United Arab Emirates Economy Minister Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri
on Monday at the region's headquarters in Milan.
"It was a useful, fruitful meeting during which we verified, with pleasure, how there is a great attention to Lombardy from the United Arab Emirates," Fontana said in a statement.
"The concrete possibility of undertaking new wide-ranging collaborations of a economy nature was discussed with the minister, going to training to the final product, with the opportunity become partners in up-and-running projects, focusing in particular on our region's 'districts', like, for example, Mind, the model of excellence for innovation and research".
The governor complimented the minister on "the success of Expo Dubai, where the Italy pavilion and Lombardy, with its 'outside-Expo' space, are achieving important results". (ANSA).