Expo 2020: Dubai ready to receive the world


By WAM  www.emirates247.com

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, attended the first session of the seminar to discuss the ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’ theme of World Expo 2020, which opened at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai on Tuesday.

Present at the seminar were Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Emirates Group and President of the Supreme National Committee for Expo 2020, a number of senior officials, experts, and representatives of approximately 167 member states of the International Exhibitions Bureau, based in Paris, which is the intergovernmental organisation responsible for overseeing the process of selecting the host countries for international expos. More info