Eric Linquier, Commissioner-General of the French Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, and President of the French Foundation for Exhibitions “Coverx”, stressed that the efforts of the UAE to host Expo 2020 Dubai and to confront the “Corona” pandemic that the world is witnessing is a new global testimony to the country’s competence in the exceptional organization of the most important cultural and civilized event on the planet. world level.
Eric Linquier said that Expo 2020 Dubai, which was launched under the slogan “Connecting Minds and Creating the Future”, contributes to enhancing public awareness and finding solutions to the most important current challenges facing humanity, as visitors to the exhibition gather over a period of six months to exchange ideas and propose solutions that serve humanity. He added that gathering the countries of the world in one place to display their creativity is an important event, pointing out that France’s participation in Expo 2020 Dubai presents important opportunities to strengthen economic, commercial, academic and cultural relations with the UAE and the world to create a better future.
He noted that France seeks to express its vision of environmental and creative transformation to create a bright future, in addition to promoting the values of optimism and teamwork. “Therefore, we offer, in cooperation with our partners, a cultural, educational, scientific and technological program.” He stated that the French pavilion is distinguished in most international exhibitions as the most visited, and said: “We seek to receive millions of visitors during the period of Expo 2020 and provide them with a wonderful experience, with our commitment to health and safety measures to confront the “Covid-19” virus, and stressed the French pavilion’s commitment to playing an important role in making Expo 2020 is a unique and unforgettable experience for everyone.
On the axes of French participation in Expo 2020 Dubai and the main message of his country’s pavilion, Eric Linquier said that the French pavilion highlights talent and companies that play a role in implementing the sustainable development goals announced by the United Nations, and Expo 2020 Dubai represents an ideal opportunity for artists, entrepreneurs, researchers and companies Emerging, French societies and institutions that wish to expand and enter new markets and express their commitment to creating sustainable societies. He added that in the pavilion’s slogan: “France is Creativity at the Speed of Light.” Our pavilion is committed to displaying talents and French companies that play a role in implementing sustainable development goals and contributing to the progress of humanity, in addition to working to promote the establishment of a new economic, social and cultural model by stimulating collective action to think about the future. The world in its diversity.
The Commissioner-General of the French Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai said: “We planned our presence in the international event according to a number of axes and goals, including 17 sustainable development goals, all of which mainly aim to raise awareness about the most important challenges of the future and highlight French initiatives in the areas of biodiversity, climate and peace. And space and consumption .. While light is the main architectural theme in the French Pavilion, which visitors see during their journey in it.
On the role of Expo 2020 Dubai in strengthening the strategic relations between France and the UAE, he explained that France’s participation in Expo 2020 contributes to providing opportunities to enhance economic, commercial, academic and cultural cooperation for a better and sustainable future, in addition to the French pavilion’s agenda based on 17 sustainable development goals. Which is a common priority between the two countries, which is extremely important for the post-Coronavirus period. He added that the UAE is a major partner for France, as there are more than 600 French companies in the UAE that present a positive image of French industries, creations and services, pointing out that Expo 2020 Dubai represents an ideal opportunity for artists, entrepreneurs, researchers, start-ups, communities and French institutions that wish to expand and enter the markets of France. new and express their commitment to establishing sustainable societies.