His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, stressed that the great diversity of Expo 2020 Dubai, including the innovations that countries compete to present and introduce through the major global event, constitutes an important source of knowledge. And a mirror of the future in which we look at the features of life that have begun to form from now on the land of the UAE, and our world will be completely dominated within a short period with the return of work and economic activity to the world, and the acceleration of the pace of achievement and the desire of all countries of the world to compensate for the opportunities they have missed during the past two years. This came during his visit to the headquarters of Expo 2020 Dubai, where he toured a number of pavilions of friendly countries participating in the exhibition, including those of India, Pakistan and Singapore.
During his visit to the pavilion of the friendly Republic of India, which is located in the Opportunity Zone, His Highness was briefed on what India offers in a mixture that reflects its ancient civilization, its great aspirations towards the future and the rapid growth of its economy. The pavilion displays some of the Indian customs and traditions drawn from its cultural and social heritage, as well as its great contribution to the high-tech industry and its ambitious space exploration programme. 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. .
His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum visited the Singapore Pavilion in the Sustainability Zone, where he was introduced to the components of the pavilion, which focuses largely on the idea of sustainability through its design that achieves the goal of reducing energy consumption to a “zero” degree and its components. Which mainly highlighted the idea of sustainability with a dense vegetation that reflects the rich natural environment of Singapore and embodies the idea of ’a city in nature’.
His Highness toured the pavilion in which one of the four Asian tiger countries was keen to be a strong expression of its very rich and diverse natural environment, which is characterized by rainforests and wide green spaces, and introduced the methods by which Singapore overcame its limited area as it is an island surrounded by water, through Three conical shapes covered with plants, including the pavilion spread over an area of 1,500 square metres, one symbolizing the city, the second the rainforest, and the last the flowers for which Singapore is famous.
Expo 2020 Dubai is considered the largest in the history of international exhibitions dating back to 1851, in terms of the number of participating countries. Which will continue its activities until March 31, 2021, while the number of visitors to the major global event has exceeded 771,000 visitors since its launch on the first of October.
His Highness, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance visited the pavilion of the friendly Islamic Republic of Pakistan, which is located in the Opportunity Zone and displays the great diversity of the natural environment of Pakistan, especially as it is famous for its lands that include the ten highest mountain peaks in the world, which is what inspired the idea of the pavilion With a focus on the idea of “peaks of progress” in several areas, including sustainable development, technology, sports, culture, arts and heritage that characterize Pakistan with a civilization of more than seven thousand years, while the pavilion celebrates at the same time Pakistan’s innovations, industries and rich natural resources, in harmony that combines Pakistan’s past with its present and its future.
Through the huge interactive screens in the pavilion under the slogan “Hidden Treasure” and is considered the largest ever for Pakistan outside its borders, His Highness was briefed on components that Pakistan was keen to highlight and emphasize as essential elements in its journey towards the future, in which it departs from an ancient past whose features were present in the exhibits They reflect important aspects of Pakistan’s history, and the great ecological and geographical diversity that characterizes it.