Dubai Government and business leaders gathered at the future site of Expo 2020 on Tuesday afternoon to hear what comes next for the mega event.
His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, along with Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates airline and Group and Expo 2020 Higher Committee Chairman and prominent UAE business leaders attended the presentation by Reem Al Hashemi, Minister of State. Her presentation kicked started the business communities involvement into Expo 2020 preparations, and included videos from prominent Expo 2020 supporters such as Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Olusegun Obasanjo, the former president of Nigeria.
In a statement from WAM, Shaikh Mohammad “expressed his delight at meeting an elite group of heads of national and international companies and businessmen, to introduce them to the objectives of hosting Expo 2020 and looking ahead through such meetings, which offer a platform to share constructive ideas and proposals that contribute to arriving at a common view in order to highlight the UAE’s cultural and humanitarian face.”
Shaikh Mohammad went on to say that Dubai Expo 2020 aims to stimulate the national and global economy and offer jobs for youth through projects that will be implemented in Dubai and the UAE. More info