Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE); Dubai, UAE

2 October 2017

On Monday 2 October 2017, at the Victorian International School, Sharjah, the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Executive Principal, Mr Dean Pyrah, viewed the facilities, watched a student performance and met with staff and students.

In the afternoon, at Emirates Towers, Dubai, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove met with the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Airline and Group, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum.

Afterwards, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove met with the Crown Prince of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al-Maktoum.

Later, at Godolphin Stables, Dubai, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al-Maktoum, toured the facilities and met with staff.

Then, at the Meydan Racecourse, Dubai, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammad Al-Maktoum, viewed the Royal Enclosure and were briefed on operations.

In the evening, at the Park Hyatt Dubai, the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, as guests of the Ambassador to the UAE, His Excellency Mr Arthur Spyrou, attended a reception with members of the Australian-UAE business community.