Dubai: Hisham Mukhanh
Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated the UAE for hosting the “Expo Dubai 2020”, during a video message he sent Friday, from inside the Chinese pavilion, which was inaugurated by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Supreme President and CEO of Emirates Airlines and the group, accompanied by the Chinese ambassador to the country and a number of officials.
Xi expressed his hope that Expo 2020 Dubai will achieve an integrated success, stressing China’s willingness to enhance exchange and cooperation with other countries, seize innovation-driven development opportunities and promote the building of a community with a shared future for mankind.
Noting that “Expo 2020 Dubai” is the first of its kind in the Middle East, Xi said: “Under the slogan Connecting Minds, Creating the Future, Expo 2020 will provide countries with an opportunity to share their experiences and successes in terms of economic and social development, and it will also enhance dialogue and cooperation, which is This indicates the great importance of the global event.”
He added: “The time we live in is full of challenges and hope. We must know where the future of mankind must go, and China’s answer is to invite the peoples of the world to work together and respond to the call of the times, strengthen global governance, and pursue innovation-driven development.”