Sheikh Hamdan: COVID-19 Vaccines for Countries Officials in Expo 2020

  • Publish date: Thursday، 08 April 2021
Sheikh Hamdan: COVID-19 Vaccines for Countries Officials in Expo 2020
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Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid, Crown Prince of Dubai, announced on Wednesday during an Executive Council meeting at the Expo 2020 headquarters he chaired, that all official representatives of the countries taking part in Expo 2020 Dubai are to be offered Covid-19 vaccines.

The council also approved initiatives in developing government services and improving the lives of residents.

"By next October, Dubai and the UAE will welcome the world for Expo 2020, which will open new horizons for closer international cooperation. Expo 2020 will provide a dynamic and innovative platform for fostering global collaboration in new technologies, innovation and future-oriented projects within the framework of the Expo’s main theme of ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’ and its sub-themes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability," Sheikh Hamdan said.

His Highness also directed the creation of a virtual platform for Expo 2020 to enable people from all over the world to attend its events and programmes.

Sheikh Hamdan: COVID-19 Vaccines for Countries Officials in Expo 2020

Sheikh Hamdan said the Expo 2020 site’s focus on sustainability and eco-friendliness has made the event the most sustainable edition of the show in its 160-year history

However, the UAE's comprehensive response to the pandemic laid the groundwork for a successful 2021 launch.

Chief among these is one of the world's fastest vaccination programmes with 8.70 million doses administered, which represents a rate of 88.04 doses per 100 people.

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