Within the presence of the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Dubai Expo 2020 Theme Symposium opened with a keynote handle from His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tradition, Youth and Group Improvement who highlighted the truth that Connecting Minds, Creating the Future has been a spotlight for the United Arab Emirates ever since its basis in 1971.


His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan addressed the delegates and mentioned, ”Dubai and your complete UAE can be delighted to behave as your hosts in 2020, ought to we have now the honour of your vote. In a way, we have now ready for it since our founding in 1971.  We now have capitalized on our pure assets and our want to be a world pressure for prosperity and peace.  We now have sought the recommendation and help of expert folks from all over the world and have shaped lasting worldwide partnerships. We now have constructed a rustic that performs a distinguished function in regional and worldwide affairs – a rustic the place folks from near 200 different nations work and stay in peace and concord.  Collectively we have now remodeled our panorama and offered a secure and steady surroundings that nurtures imaginative innovation. We now have robust establishments that make continued prosperity and development doable. We now have linked minds and created our future. As our expo bid will coincide with the Golden Jubilee of our nation, it’s going to absolutely be a unprecedented occasion.”

Through the Opening Plenary of the Symposium the message from the Secretary Common of the Bureau Worldwide des Exhibitions (BIE), delivered by Mr Dimitri Kerkentzes, BIE Chief of Workers, defined how the UAE’s globally related bid theme embodies the spirit of our time and is consistent with the traditions and values of World Expo. He mentioned, “Expo 2020 Dubai, with its theme Connecting Minds, Creating the Future interprets the very essence of a World Expo to deliver collectively the number of totally different identities and experiences. It could be the driving pressure in 2020 to assist unravel the complexities of our interdependent world, and furthermore, to assist us all perceive our function inside it and the easiest way through which we will all make a contribution.”