Mayor Daley meets with Arab leaders

February 16, 2009 4:44:13 PM PST
Mayor Richard Daley is on a trade trip to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with a delegation of business leaders.The group will visit the cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Daley has met with Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the prime minister of the UAE at the presidential palace in Abu Dhabi. The mayor and his wife, Maggie Daley, also discussed economy and trade with the minister of foreign trade for the UAE.

Currently, Chicago has more than two dozen companies doing business in the UAE.