A delegation representing the Bureau Worldwide des Expositions (BIE), the inter-governmental organisation based mostly in Paris that’s liable for World Expo, arrived as we speak within the UAE. The delegation will conduct a four-day Enquiry Mission to evaluate the UAE’s skill to host the World Expo 2020 in Dubai. This world gathering is predicted to draw 25 million guests.

The Enquiry Mission, led by Mr Steen Christiansen, Chairman of the BIE Government Committee, follows the UAE’s latest submission of its official Expo bid file. The delegation will use the bid file as a information throughout its mission and focus on the imaginative and prescient behind the nation’s bid theme of Connecting Minds, Creating the Future, together with anticipated monetary prices, worldwide promotion of the occasion, anticipated customer numbers and the long-term use of the proposed Expo web site, Dubai Commerce Centre – Jebel Ali.


Along with assembly with the nation’s authorities and enterprise leaders, the go to will embrace insights into the nation’s heritage, its dedication to schooling, the burgeoning artwork and tradition scene and visits to the UAE’s most well-known landmarks.

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Government of Emirates Airline & Group, in his capability as Chairman of the Larger Committee for Internet hosting the 2020 World Expo in Dubai, stated, “We’re honoured to welcome the BIE Enquiry Mission to the UAE to allow them to see first hand the thrill, spirit and help for Expo 2020 exhibited by our multicultural nation. With nice delight we stay up for the Mission’s discovery of our capabilities to not solely host the occasion however to make it one of the best Expo within the occasion’s 150 12 months historical past.”

Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State and Managing Director of the Larger Committee for Internet hosting the World Expo 2020 in Dubai, stated, “The Enquiry Mission represents a essential stage in our bid to host the World Expo 2020.  We’ve labored diligently to develop an intensive and detailed plan so I’m assured that we will painting {our capability} to host such a mega-event. Importantly although, I need to depart the delegates with an understanding that the UAE’s bid is not only about us, it’s about an Expo for the world with an unprecedented 70% of the anticipated guests to return from exterior the host nation. We need to ship an unforgettable occasion that does justice to our theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’ with enduring advantages for future generations.”

To welcome the delegation, stakeholders from throughout the UAE have been exhibiting their help to carry the occasion to the Center East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA) area for the primary time.