All task forces are ready to welcome more than 190 participating countries

The UAE is ready to host millions of visitors in the «Expo 2020 Dubai» to make the future

  • Expo 2020 is the first major event held to reconnect people and cultures since the Covid-19 pandemic.

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A year before the start of the major global event, the United Arab Emirates is ready to host the first International Expo, to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region, as all work teams in various vital local, federal and private sectors are ready to receive more than 190 participating countries. And looks forward to welcoming millions of visitors to an ideal platform, built with creativity collecting architectural art and the latest international technologies with the aim of enhancing cooperation and embodying the slogan "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future."

With 365 days remaining since the opening of the «Expo 2020 Dubai» its doors to the whole world, anticipation and enthusiasm reach their peak at the 4.38 square kilometers site, which will host the largest event in the Arab world.

And in October of next year, Expo 2020 will invite the world to enter its arena, celebrate life and return to discovery in the first major event held to reconnect people, cultures and community members since the Covid-19 pandemic.

With a unique program of daily events and programs, and a diverse and exceptional display of arts, urbanism, entertainment, culture and technology, and international cuisine, the international event will be keen to celebrate the spirit of humanity, its capacity for creativity, and its quest for optimism in the face of difficulties.

Despite the outbreak of the "Covid-19" epidemic, progress on the Expo 2020 site continued at its rapid pace, as the site witnessed the completion of more than 210 million hours of work, and the completion of all permanent construction of the Expo.

The work of preparing buildings, landscaping and constructing country pavilions will be completed at the end of this year.

In light of the progress and preparations for the international event, a number of leaders of the public and private sectors in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates affirmed the readiness of the UAE and Dubai to host the global event and its visitors, from the country and from all over the world.

Golden Jubilee

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of the Dubai Airports Corporation, Chief Executive Officer of the Emirates Airlines Group, and Chairman of the Expo 2020 Dubai Supreme Committee said: “One year from now ... and coinciding with the UAE’s celebration of its Golden Jubilee. And its aspiration for the next fifty years, we will bring the whole world together in an exceptional international (Expo), based on the values ​​of solidarity, cooperation and innovation, which are the values ​​and principles that were among the most important components of the success of our economic project that did not stop renewing and adapting to all the changes that the world witnessed over the decades.

Expo 2020 Dubai will be an important milestone in our development journey, followed by other milestones with ambition and the global itself. ”

His Highness added: “We have adopted cooperation and joint work as a basic pillar in our approach to (Expo 2020) with the participating countries, local and federal government agencies that have always been ready to provide the support we need, and partners from private institutions, and with all segments of society.”

His Highness continued: “We are fully prepared to welcome the world to this global event, and we seek to extend its influence beyond the six months of its convening, and for his most prominent legacy to be the positive impact he will leave on the lives, minds and hearts of millions all over the world.”


Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Commissioner General of Expo 2020 Dubai, said: “The countdown has begun for a year to the start of an event that the leadership of the UAE wanted to be exceptional, befitting the ambitious achievements of our country, which next year will light its fiftieth birthday, and will celebrate with the world its golden jubilee , And its development strategy for the next fifty years ».

He added, “At the (Emirates Expo) people will come together to discover the amazing results that can be achieved when we unite behind lofty goals.

The world will also learn about the characteristic of tolerance deeply rooted in our souls, and its inherent value in our society, and we will explain to all peoples of the earth how we have made tolerance an approach that we remember in our daily dealings and decisions, how the value of cooperation has become sustainable in our souls and bequeathed to generations, and how tolerance is the basis for continued growth and development, without tolerance. Cooperation is not paying off better. ”

He added: “Yes, the world is going through a crisis, but what we have learned from our history, culture and leaders in the Emirates, is that the march of progress does not and will not stop no matter how difficult the difficulties are. Our visions for the future of humanity, and for Expo 2020 in the United Arab Emirates to be a turning point for our region and the world, contributing to supporting innovation and creativity, exchanging ideas and developing them, for the good of humanity, all of humanity. ”

Inspiring youth

For his part, the Director General of the Court of His Highness the Ruler of Dubai, Vice Chairman of the Supreme Committee of Expo 2020 Dubai, Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, said that “the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and his continuous follow-up to all stages of completion This great national project bore fruit in inspiring young men and women of the Emirates and all our institutions and enabling them to complete all construction work and operational preparations more than a year before the opening of the Expo.

He added: “Today, Dubai and the UAE are waiting for this great global event, to be the event that assures the world that Dubai is the global hub for every entrepreneurial thought and every ambitious investment.

The Expo platform provides everyone with a place to explore new horizons and create partnerships tailored to the needs of the twenty-first century.

The presence of more than 190 countries and companies from all over the world will participate with us in this great global event, but an affirmation of the effective development role that Dubai plays globally, and we tell the world today on the occasion of the countdown to the opening year that Dubai and the UAE are ready to welcome you and receive you in October 2021 ».

190 countries

In turn, Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, a member of the Executive Council in Abu Dhabi and a member of the Expo 2020 Higher Committee, said: “In cooperation with more than 190 countries, we have come a great way in the process of preparing to host the world on the good land of the UAE, welcoming everyone, and working with them to achieve More human innovations and support for its achievements and genius, and Expo 2020 Dubai will be the Emirati platform par excellence that embodies the ambition of its wise leadership in promoting international cooperation and joint action.

He added, "We are working hard to sponsor (Expo 2020 Dubai), through its partnerships, partners and participants, to innovate in a way that serves the aspirations of humanity, contributes to achieving sustainable development, and establishes partnerships that will continue beyond 2022, in the region and the world."

continuous work

Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and a member of the Higher Committee of Expo 2020 Dubai, said: “With the start of the countdown to hold (Expo 2020 Dubai), on the first of October 2021, work and preparations continue to open this global event on the new scheduled date.

We are confident that the UAE’s hosting of the participating countries from different parts of the world, in 2021, will have significant positive effects in various fields, including economic, industrial, commercial, social and tourism.

Global event

The Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, Chairman of the Security Council to prepare to host Expo 2020, Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al-Marri, confirmed that they are working continuously in preparation for the historic event «Expo», which is to be held with the UAE celebrations of the fiftieth anniversary of its founding, noting that Dubai Police harnesses all its capabilities To serve this global event, which is an economic, tourism and cultural addition to the emirate and the state, and a meeting place for civilizations and exchange of knowledge and culture.

Making the future

Reem Al Hashimi, Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director-General of the Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau, said: “Our leadership did not provide guidance or resource to make (Expo 2020) the platform that expresses all the values, ambition and will to create a future for us, our region and the world for generations to be proud of. .

And in front of (Expo) a clear mission is to spread the spirit of hope, and during the coming weeks, we will begin to publish new details and ideas about space, health, and other topics that are essential pillars for this edition of the World Expo.

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