Sheikh Mohammed during his visit to Pakistan Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai on Thursday. WAM
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Thursday toured the pavilions of India and Pakistan at Expo 2020 Dubai. He was accompanied by Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid said that Expo 2020 Dubai serves as a unique platform to celebrate creativity and innovation as well as discover new partnerships that will drive progress in the region and beyond.
Sheikh Mohammed added that the participation of 192 countries at the global event has offered an opportunity for the exchange of knowledge, experiences and innovations from across the world that will help shape a better future for humanity.
Sheikh Mohammed during his visit to India Pavilion on Thursday. WAM
During his visit to the India Pavilion at the Opportunity District, Sheikh Mohammed was briefed on the country’s rich ancient civilisation, aspirations for the future and the rapid growth of its economy. The pavilion showcases India’s art, culture, literature, cinema and cuisine from across 36 states and union territories as well as the country’s array of business and investment opportunities.
Sheikh Mohammed also visited the Pakistan Pavilion at the Opportunity District, where he was briefed on the pavilion’s exhibits that highlight the country’s diverse environmental beauty. Under the theme, ‘The Hidden Treasure’, the pavilion offers an immersive walkthrough experience and showcases the country’s opportunities in tourism, commerce and investment.
Sheikh Mohammed during his visit to Pakistan Pavilion on Thursday. WAM
As part of the tour, His Highness was also briefed on Pakistan’s various achievements in the fields of sustainability, sports, technology and arts. With a history spanning 7,000 years, ever-evolving with art, culture and diversity, Pakistan is one of the world’s best-kept secrets.
The first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region, Expo 2020 Dubai consolidates Dubai’s emergence as a city where promising ideas that can help create a better global future are incubated.