His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, “may God protect him”, expressed his sincere welcome to the distinguished Gulf participation in Expo 2020 Dubai, stressing that the prominent Gulf presence in the major global event, and with its first meeting in the Middle East It represents an important window from which the world learns about our authentic Gulf culture, our ancient heritage and our civilizations rooted in history, as well as informing the world of our ambitions and the accompanying projects, initiatives, programs and innovations in which the Arab Gulf states confirm their keenness to achieve advanced pioneering positions in various fields. .
His Highness said: “Holding the Expo for the first time in the Gulf region, with the participation of 192 countries, is a great opportunity to build more bridges of interaction with the world. We have a great civilization and a rich cultural heritage from which we launch with strength and endless ambition for the future. And what we see of pioneering Gulf projects and achievements heralds a future.” He promised a bright villain whose foundation is man and whose goal is to achieve his advancement and happiness.”
This came during the visit of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, accompanied by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee, and His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Media Council, and His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to the headquarters of “Expo 2020” Dubai on the third day of its convening. and the Federal Republic of Russia.
During the visit of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and his companions to the pavilion in which the sister Kingdom of Bahrain participates, His Highness was briefed on the content of the pavilion located in the “Opportunities” area, and reviews the concept of density, as the Kingdom is known to have one of the highest population density rates in the world. And its role as a catalyst for creating promising opportunities, through an innovative engineering design that reflects the spirit of the future that Expo seeks to draw its features with the meeting of creative energies from different parts of the region and the world under one roof in Dubai.
His Highness listened to an explanation about the most important components of the pavilion, through which Bahrain aims to introduce important aspects of its heritage by reviewing traditional professions such as the textile industries, as well as the pavilion’s focus, during the months of October and November 2021, on the Kingdom’s relationship with the sea, highlighting the “pearl path” recorded on the The UNESCO World Heritage List, as well as a review of Bahrain’s history with pearl fishing, which constitutes one of the important features of the heritage of the Kingdom and the Arab Gulf region in general, while the Bahrain Institute of Pearls and Gemstones is also participating across the pavilion, which brought some of its pearl laboratories to the Kingdom’s pavilion at Expo to introduce the efforts of Bahrain maintains this important component of its ancient heritage, while the main space in the pavilion is an open area for experiments and innovations.
The future is now.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was keen to visit the pavilion of the sisterly State of Qatar at Expo 2020 Dubai, where His Highness was briefed on the details of Qatar’s participation through its pavilion bearing the slogan “The Future is Now” and located in the “Opportunities” area, through which it sheds light on the achieved achievements In light of Qatar’s “National Vision 2030” and the projects it includes, as well as highlighting its hosting of the FIFA World Cup in 2022.
His Highness listened to information about the most prominent goals that the State of Qatar seeks to achieve through its participation in the Dubai Expo, the most important of which is shedding light on the diversification of the Qatari economy, introducing its investment climate, highlighting the cultural potential and its link to the present and the future, as well as addressing vital issues such as investing in the capital. Human money, the environment, urban development, natural resources, industrial transformations, the green economy, education and others.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and his companions also visited the pavilion of the sisterly State of Kuwait, where His Highness watched the distinguished content of the pavilion under the slogan “New Kuwait .. New Opportunities for Sustainability”, which Kuwait aimed to emphasize a set of important messages In the forefront of which is the consolidation of the concepts of environmental preservation and sustainability, in line with the vision of “New Kuwait 2035”, where the building of the pavilion came as a translation of this vision and that trend with its construction using recyclable materials.
During the visit, His Highness watched the huge panoramic screen that tops the pavilion, through which important stations in the history of the sisterly State of Kuwait are reviewed, and listened to an explanation about the distinguished Kuwaiti participation, which is one of the largest foreign participations of the sisterly State of Kuwait in terms of size and level of activities, and through the pavilion built in the area “Sustainability” at Expo 2020 Dubai, and its design was inspired by the Kuwaiti environment and its distinctive basic elements, while the pavilion’s content expresses Kuwait’s journey from its ancient past to its promising future, as well as reviewing important aspects of Kuwaiti cultural and creative life.
Determine the future.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s tour of Expo 2020 Dubai also included the pavilion of the Russian Federation, for which the slogan “Creative Mind – Defining the Future” was chosen. His Highness was briefed on the content of the pavilion that combines the promotional nature of economic and investment opportunities and definition In addition to highlighting the distinguished Russian achievements in the fields of industry, science and technology.
The explanation given to His Highness during his visit to the pavilion included the features of the various activities that will be organized through it throughout the participation period, which includes more than 50 diverse events on various topics including energy, finance and investment, urbanization, space, transportation, climate, education, medicine and health care, in addition to The pavilion will host, from December 3-5, 2021, the “Russia Forum”, an international conference dedicated to investments and prospects for international trade cooperation with Russia.
At the conclusion of the visit, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum expressed his appreciation for all the creative thought and advanced ideas he witnessed in the direction of strengthening the link between peoples’ past and present in order to chart the features of a promising future that would enable them to rise to the highest levels of progress and prosperity.
It is noteworthy that the Expo 2020 Dubai, the largest and oldest of its kind in the world, kicked off on October 1 and will continue until March 31, 2021, with the participation of 192 countries, in addition to a wide participation of major international institutions, bodies and organizations, and it is held under the slogan ” Connecting Minds, Creating the Future” and focuses on three main themes: sustainability, mobility and opportunity.
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