Mohammed Bin Rashid Announces Countdown For Expo 2020 Dubai
DUBAI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM - 23rd Jun, 2021) His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has announced the countdown for Expo 2020 Dubai, the world’s largest cultural event to convene the global community towards creating solutions for a better future.
Expo 2020 Dubai, set to begin on 1st October, is expected to attract more than 25 million visitors from all over the world to discover life-changing innovations. The mega event aims to drive collaboration and innovation to develop real-life solutions as the world heads into a post-pandemic economic recovery.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum tweeted, "100 days to go for Expo 2020 Dubai, the world’s largest cultural event. 100 days to go for the gathering of 192 nations in Dubai in the biggest global event since the outset of the pandemic to usher in a new phase of recovery."
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid added, "Expo 2020 Dubai will provide the space for the largest and most inclusive cultural and knowledge exchange in the world," noting that, "Expo 2020 Dubai will pave the roadmap for key economic, development and cultural trends of the post-COVID-19 era."
He added, "the global community is preparing for a new stage of collaboration by harnessing science and technology to combat the pandemic. Expo 2020 Dubai provides the platform for sharing knowledge and innovations.
"People from every corner of the globe are welcome to join the once-in-a-lifetime inspiring and enlightening experience that pays testament to human creativity. We will meet at Expo 2020 Dubai," His Highness stated.
Expo 2020 Dubai sets multiple milestones as the first World Expo to be held in the MEASA region in the 170-year history of the mega-events. It will also be the first global event since the advent of the coronavirus outbreak.
In another first, every participating nation will have its pavilion. Countries will be clustered not by their geography, but under Expo 2020s three subthemes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability– areas seen as essential to building a better future for humanity.
More than 200 nations, multilateral organisations, businesses and educational establishments will come together to develop innovative solutions to pressing challenges facing the world. The diversity of participating nations and organisations makes Expo 2020 Dubai the most inclusive and international World Expo ever to be organised.
The UAE will host the mega event with tight COVID-19 precautionary measures and a safe environment where about 90 percent of the population have been vaccinated against COVID-19, positioning the country among the top five nations in the vaccine distribution rate.