The long-awaited Expo 2020 is finally here. The monumental event runs under the theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, and aims to cement our wise leadership’s vision of supporting the development of tourism, fighting climate change, stimulating innovative businesses in the UAE, healthcare, and enhancing the country's international reputation as a business hub.
Expo 2020 also underscores the importance of partnerships between the government and private sector (PPP) and their capability to action significant socio-economic changes that are pivotal to our nation’s comprehensive and sustainable development. This comes in line with the country’s roadmap for the future, including Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 and the UAE Energy Strategy 2050.
Commenting on Expo 2020, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, said that, “By hosting the Expo 2020 Dubai and through our membership of the UN Security Council from 2022 to 2023, we aim to promote international cooperation and collaborate with countries and multilateral organisations to maintain international stability and development and accelerate the process of recovery from the pandemic”.
The UAE is opening its doors to 190 nations from across the globe. Through an extensive range of innovatively designed pavilions, visitors are ensured a remarkable experience of connecting great minds and bringing people together through culture and heritage.
Further affirming the importance of this landmark event, Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, said, "The Expo 2020 Dubai will help promote international cooperation in the industrial and technology sectors, as well as develop new economic sectors that will keep pace with rapid technological developments. We are confident the UAE’s hosting of this large number of countries participating in the event will have a positive impact on various sectors."
Al Masaood since its inception, has made it its mission to bring world renowned brands to our nation, just as Expo 2020 is similarly bringing home a multitude of diverse nation.