Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, has visited the UAE Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, Emirates News Agency WAM reported.
Sheikh Hamdan was welcomed by Noura bint Mohammed al-Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Youth and Commissioner General of the UAE Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.
WAM added that during his tour of the pavilion, the Crown Prince said that the far-reaching vision of the UAE’s leadership has been the driving force behind the country’s successful development journey and its emergence as a leading global business and tourism destination.
The Crown Prince said the UAE’s pavilion tells the country’s inspiring success story.
“Our incredible story of progress confirms our firm belief that modernity and tradition can go hand in hand to create a world-class development model,” noted Sheikh Hamdan.
He also praised the creative design of the UAE Pavilion, which is inspired by the traditions of the UAE. The pavilion, which is shaped like a flying falcon and extends over 15,000 square meters, is home to several themed areas such as ‘Oasis’, ‘Desert of Dreams’, ‘Ajyal’ (Arabic for generations) and ‘Dreamers Achievers’.
Sheikh Hamdan expressed appreciation for the efforts of all involved in the construction of the mega event’s largest pavilion.
Located in the heart of Al Wasl Plaza, the UAE National Pavilion was designed as a symbol of the bold and daring spirit of the UAE. An immersive experience provided by the pavilion allows visitors to learn about the unique history and future aspirations of the UAE.
Expo 2020 Dubai, in which 192 countries participate, will open on October 1, 2021 and will run until March 31, 2022. The world’s largest in-person event to take place since the start of the pandemic and the first World Expo to be held Expo 2020 Dubai, held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, will consolidate Dubai’s emergence as a city hatching promising ideas that can help create a better global future.