Mohammed bin Rashid visits the India and Pakistan pavilions at Expo 2020 Dubai

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, affirmed that Expo 2020 Dubai is an ideal platform to celebrate creativity and innovation and discover new partnerships through which to build and create more opportunities for development and advancement for the peoples of the region and the world, praising the knowledge content. The cultural and technical diversity that the exhibition includes among its flanks through the pavilions of the 192 countries participating in the exhibition, which enhances its value and confirms its contribution to finding solutions and ideas that will move the world to a new stage filled with hope for a better future for all.

This came during the visit of His Highness, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, accompanied by His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, to the pavilions of the friendly countries of India and Pakistan at Expo 2020 Dubai.

ancient civilization

During his visit to the Republic of India's pavilion located in the "Opportunities" area, His Highness was briefed on India's blend that reflects its ancient civilization, its great aspirations for the future and the rapid growth of its economy, estimated at 2.5 trillion US dollars.

During the visit, His Highness watched the pavilion's display of the customs and traditions of the people of India, which number more than 1.3 billion people, with a unique social fabric consisting of more than 700 tribes and communities, as well as India's great contributions in the field of advanced technology and space exploration programs.

The four-storey pavilion focuses on five core themes: talent, commerce, tradition, tourism and technology.

The pavilion provides a comprehensive presentation of India's great balance in the fields of culture, arts and creativity, as well as the distinction of its natural environment, in addition to reviewing the features of the great development of India's economy and the various investment opportunities it offers, especially in the technology sector in which India has achieved remarkable progress at the global level. .

hidden treasure

His Highness also visited the pavilion of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, which is also located in the "Opportunities" area, where he was briefed on what the pavilion offers under the slogan "Hidden Treasure" as it displays one of the oldest civilizations, in addition to highlighting the natural environment and the unique geographical features of Pakistan, whose territory includes the ten highest mountains. In the world, it promotes the economic opportunities it possesses and the elements that attract investment.

During the visit, His Highness listened to an explanation about the areas that the pavilion is exposed to, including sustainable development, technology, sports, culture, arts and heritage. As part of a journey that takes visitors between Pakistan's past, present and future, and celebrates its industries and natural resources.

The Pakistan Pavilion, which is Pakistan's largest overseas presence beyond its borders, focuses on discovering and promoting the tourism and investment sectors through a series of screens displaying interactive videos designed to inspire the visitor to witness a digital experience of Pakistan from ancient civilization to modern times.

It is noteworthy that the "Expo 2020 Dubai" exhibition, which was launched on the first of last October, is the largest in the history of the international exhibitions, which dates back to the year 1851, in terms of the number of participating countries, as the exhibition includes participations from 192 countries, which is the first time In which all countries have the opportunity to set up an independent pavilion for each of them in the exhibition, which will continue until March 31, 2022.

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