Lord Mayor of London seeks to establish strong relationships with Abu Dhabi

The Lord Mayor of London grasps the “space” as the main talking when he holds meetings with senior leaders this week in Abu Dhabi.

Anything is extraordinary is the way that the Lord Mayor of London appreciates the space as a major talking point when he holds meetings with senior leaders this week in Abu Dhabi.

Mr. Russell, 54, appreciates a transformation of the City’s image as vital to its endurance as the leading global business hub.

Traveling to Abu Dhabi, where he hopes to meet with leading investors including Mubadala and Masdar.
“The UAE’s leaders recognize that the more culture you can add to an environment, the more attractive the city can become,” he said. “I’ve been brought up with a culture of the arts being important. I need to emphasize the City of London is the fourth major spender on culture and the arts in the UK.

“Here in the City of London we have the Barbican, the Museum of London and we have the London Symphony Orchestra. These are all things that resonate when I travel.”

As the holder of a post that dates back to the 12th century, Mr. Lord Russell sees the environmental future of the planet as a new and growing focus for the Square Mile. Through his Abu Dhabi journey, he expectations on two sides can switch ideas on an invention.

On-going the great relationship we have is working on sustainability as well as the great work on fintech and life sciences we do together,” he said. “Green finance and sustainable development financing are where fintech was a few years ago and is a huge opportunity for London and the UAE.”

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