HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Expo 2020 Preparatory Greater Committee Chairman, President of the Division of Civil Aviation and Chairman and Chief Government of Emirates airline and Group, has formally led the UAE delegation to the Common Meeting of the Bureau of Worldwide Expositions (BIE), the governing physique of the World Expo.

It marked the primary formal deal with to the Common Meeting by the Expo 2020 Greater Preparatory Committee –  which has been broadened to make sure a better and extra cohesive UAE huge supply – since Dubai received the rights to host the mega occasion in November final yr.

“The Dubai Expo 2020 roadmap is nicely progressed as we resolutely honour our dedication to create a really transformative World Expo, that via partnerships and collaboration will search to foster progressive, inspirational and sensible solution-creation for our collective future,” stated HH Sheikh Ahmed.

Addressing the BIE’s 168 member states, Her Excellency Al Hashimy, Minister of State and Member of the Preparatory Greater Committee, formally introduced the UAE’s imaginative and prescient and an replace on developments for internet hosting the occasion.


“Collectively, we’ve all made historical past and planted the seeds for the long run. Dubai Expo 2020 would be the platform to proceed to execute on our nation’s visionary management across the want for connectivity and mobility, financial alternative and sustainable practices because the pillars of in the present day’s interdependent world,” stated Her Excellency.

“The infrastructure and the progressive insurance policies that serve this imaginative and prescient will proceed to develop in measurement and high quality to serve the contributors and the guests of Dubai Expo 2020. Our purpose to ship on an Expo with seamless operations will leverage the nationwide efforts to implement a better imaginative and prescient shaping the following 50 years of our nation.”

Throughout the speech in Paris, Her Excellency additionally reaffirmed the significance of staging Dubai Expo 2020, the primary time the occasion might be held within the Center East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA), as being a win for the area as a complete.

“The great help we obtained in November marked a major victory, not just for us however for all nations throughout the Center East, North Africa and South Asia. Our help base ranged from the nations of the North in addition to the South – the East in addition to the West,” added Her Excellency.

“This recognition furthers our dedication to develop an inclusive platform that enables our companions on this international stage to really showcase one of the best they’ve to supply, and – in that journey – create linkages and partnerships with others.”

Her Excellency additionally confused the significance of Dubai Expo 2020’s robust emphasis on growing partnerships and constructing across the theme to create a deep-rooted and lasting legacy.

“Connecting Minds, Creating the Future is already greater than a theme. It has change into a design precept of our Expo: for the way we hope to interact with contributors, to create alternatives for the general public and the personal sector to work collectively, for the way we’ll try to make collaboration a necessary instrument to ship an amazing occasion with the extent of high quality and influence all of us search in a World Expo.