An Italian navy aircraft carrier is docking in Dubai for one week on Thursday, December 26, as part of a Middle East and Africa tour to boost Italy’s economic, defence and humanitarian ties with the region.

The Cavour, docking in Port Rashid for a week, until January 2, will feature exhibitions of Italian furniture and Italy’s capabilities in restoring archaeological artefacts.

Business-to-business (B2B) and government-to-government (G2G) talks will take place while the vessel is in Dubai. It will also be open to members of the public, who will need to register in advance before heading down to Port Rashid. […]