Kuwait hands participation paper in Dubai’s ‘Expo 2020’
Kuwait officially handed yesterday its participation paper in the international fair ‘Expo 2020’ to be held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. The paper was handed during a meeting between the Kuwait Consul General in Dubai and UAE’s Northern Emirates Theyab Al-Rashidi and Chairman of the Expo 2020 Dubai’s Higher Committee Sheikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum.
“Kuwait is preparing to take part in this important international event that Dubai will be hosting for four years, being an important opportunity to reflect the distinguished deep-rooted relations between both countries”, Rashidi said following the meeting.
Kuwait’s participation in this Expo will contribute in reflecting a bright image of the joint heritage in the Gulf region, as well as the Kuwaiti achievements in various domains for millions of expected visitors to this international event, he said. Kuwait will communicate with Expo 2010’s Organizing Committee by next month in order to set the first steps for establishing the Kuwaiti pavilion, he added.
Rashidi expressed his deep confidence in the leadership and management of UAE’s national cadres in managing Expo 2020. Meanwhile, he congratulated UAE’s political leadership and people on the occasion of their country’s National and Martyr Days, wishing them further prosperity, progress, security and stability.
Expo 2020’s Chairman stressed the committee’s keenness in offering the Kuwaiti side all the possible facilities to best serve the country’s pavilion. Expo 2020 is a modern cultural event that is held every five years, and is considered the largest of its kind worldwide. Each country takes part in this fair with a pavilion in which it demonstrates various aspects of its civilization and achievements in the cultural, scientific and economic sectors.
In other news, Kuwait’s Information Ministry participated Tuesday in celebrations marking the United Arab Emirates (UAE) National and Martyr Days, held at the City Walk in Dubai. UAE Minister of Culture Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak AlNahyan launched the four-day celebrations and visited the Kuwaiti pavilion, and got acquainted with the publications and old photos displayed.
Jassem Al-Hamar, director of supervision and evaluation sector at Information Ministry’s Foreign Media Department, said the pavilion reflected Kuwait’s keenness to share the UAE and its citizens their national celebrations.
Hamar said the pavilion aimed at highlighting to visitors the deep-rooted relations between the Kuwaiti and UAE people. Many countries are participating in celebrations held at the City Walk to display their cultural and artistic activities. —KUNA