The Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum visited the Expo 2020 Office in Dubai South which will begin on October 2020. Total 95 countries will be taking part this time.
He was accompanied by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and Khalifa Saeed Sulaiman, Director-General of the Department of Protocols and Hospitality in Dubai.
He was welcomed there by Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director-General of Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau, and several senior officials.
“450 days to @Expo2020Dubai. Pavilions representing 190 countries will be on full display when the event lands in the MEASA region for the 1st time. We are ready and remain true to our promise of presenting the best Expo edition in its 168-year-old history,” he wrote on his Twitter account.
Al Hashemy briefed Sheikh Mohammed about the progress, awareness, promotional events of the expo. It is expected over 25 million visitors will come all around the world.
To impress the visitor’s several construction sites in the expo’s site and the UAE pavilion was designed which were visited by Sheikh Mohammed. The president admired the efforts and expressed his satisfaction at the progress of the projects.
Focusing on the importance of the project he said, it will present a bright image of the UAE and its people and become a global cultural platform for all countries to showcase their cultures, heritage, histories and national products.
“We must all work hard to achieve success. Whatever people achieve without hard work, they lose without regret,” he urged people.