Officials and delegates participating in Expo 2020 Dubai said they support the decision to postpone the exhibition for one year in order to ensure the health and safety of all participants and complete preparations for the event in the coming year.
In detail, the Minister of Economy and Commissioner-General of Armenia at Expo 2020 Dubai, Tigran Khachatrian, said: “Armenia stands with the participating countries and supports the expiration of Expo 2020 for a year, and we look forward with the organizers and other participants to overcome this crisis and move towards presenting the most wonderful event in the world in 2021. ".
Sergio Sigovia, the Commissioner-General of Brazil at Expo 2020 Dubai, said, "Our path has not changed the path, just made it a little longer, the Dubai International Expo will be a great event that brings out our best as human beings. Brazil wholeheartedly supports the decision to postpone to 2021."
"Chile supports the government of the UAE in the decision to postpone Expo 2020 Dubai," said the Chilean Ambassador to the UAE and Deputy Commissioner-General of Chile at Expo 2020 Dubai, adding, "This wisdom embodies the wise leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and honored their morals and sympathy with our countries in these difficult times. "
In a related context, the Commissioner-General of Cyprus at Expo 2020 Dubai, Dr. Stelios Himonas said: "We commend in Cyprus the decision to postpone the Expo 2020 for a year and support it, in order to ensure the health and safety of every visitor and visitor, in this way, we will ensure the success of Expo 2020, where we will have We all have the opportunity to complete our preparations in the best possible way. "
In turn, the Commissioner-General of the Arab Republic of Egypt at Expo 2020 Dubai said: Dr. Ahmed Maghawry Diab, “Egypt appreciates the efforts made by the government of the UAE and the International Exhibitions Bureau to organize Expo 2020 Dubai, that Egypt is committed to organizing a successful event insofar as it is committed to all the measures that have been taken Be taken or approved to ensure the safety of all visitors from abroad and at home. "
“Finland is fully committed to participating in Expo 2020 Dubai and to contribute to its success, we must all work hand in hand to overcome the challenges of delaying a year and prepare for the most spectacular event in the world next year,” said Severi Kinala, Commissioner-General of Finland at Expo 2020 Dubai.
"Italy supports postponing the opening of Expo 2020 for a period of 12 months, and we look forward to working with Expo organizers and international participants to make it more successful than all of our imaginations," said Paolo Glacenti, Italy's Commissioner-General at Expo 2020 Dubai.
In turn, the Commissioner-General of Malawi at Expo 2020 Dubai, Clement Compemba, said: "We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the organizers of Expo 2020 and the government of the UAE for their tremendous support for the team of organizers from Malawi."
He added: "We look forward to joining the world during the Expo to celebrate the best innovations, inventions and elements of culture. There is no doubt that the delay will give us ample time to upgrade our exhibition, and we are all confident that it will be in our advantage."
On his part, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Economy and Commissioner-General of the Maldives at Expo 2020 Dubai, Yusuf Raza said: “The Government of the Maldives commends the decision of the Expo family regarding the postponement of the international event. The Maldives is pleased to continue its preparations for an exciting international Expo, and is looking forward to joining the family of the event in October 2021 ".
The Commissioner-General of Uganda at Expo 2020 Dubai, Dr. Elie Tuenio Kamogisha said: "Uganda joins all other participants to pay tribute to Expo 2020 and the government of the UAE for its leadership in organizing Expo 2020, this pandemic gives new meaning to all countries in enhancing teamwork and global cooperation. Uganda is committed to the success of Expo 2020. "