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In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits Gulfood 2020

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, was briefed on the industry's latest products, equipment and modern food and storing beverage storage systems.

In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits Gulfood 2020

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum tours Gulfood 2020 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits Gulfood 2020

Helal Saeed Al Marri (L), CEO of Dubai World Trade Center and Director General of Dubai Tourism, briefed Sheikh Mohammed during the tour.

In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits Gulfood 2020

Sheikh Mohammed was accompanied by Abdul Rahman bin Mohammad Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, Mariam Hareb Almheiri, Minister of State for Food Security, and a number of high-ranking and senior officials.

In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits Gulfood 2020

"Food security is a central issue the country has directed a paramount importance to during the latest government formation, which included an entire portfolio dedicated to food security," Sheikh Mohamed added.

In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits Gulfood 2020

Sheikh Mohammed was briefed on the industry’s latest products, equipment and modern food and storing beverage storage systems.

In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits Gulfood 2020

Sheikh Mohammed affirmed the importance of the exhibition, which, he says, stems from the fact it pertains to food security, an issue which "lies at the heart of the country's national strategy."