Apple CEO Tim Cook has been spotted in the United Arab Emirates this weekend.
The reason for Cook’s visit is yet unknown, but Apple users in the region are speculating that he might be meeting with relevant parties about the possibility of an Apple retail store. It was reported last year claiming that Apple was making plans to open a major store at The Galleria in Sowwah Square in Abu Dhabi, a luxury mall that opened late last year, but no additional reports of such a project have yet surfaced. The source claimed that the store would not open for several years and that it could arrive as the world’s largest Apple retail store.
There is posibility Cook may just be visiting to check up on the company’s existing reseller network and maintain relationships with government officials in the region. Khaleej Times reports that Cook met with UAE Prime Minister Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and other officials today.
Shaikh Mohammed and Cook discussed an array of issues regarding future of the IT sector in the backdrop of international transformations and the sector’s role in developing and advancing education.
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