Sheikh Mohammed Visits Oman and Saudi Pavilions at Expo 2020

  • Publish date: Saturday، 02 October 2021
Sheikh Mohammed Visits Oman and Saudi Pavilions at Expo 2020
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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today visited the pavilions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Sultanate of Oman at Expo 2020 Dubai.

His Highness was accompanied on both the visits by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance.

Saudi

H.H. Sheikh Mohammed visited the pavilion of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which represents the country’s ‘Vision 2030’, a unique transformative economic and social reform blueprint that is opening Saudi Arabia up to the world. Located in the Opportunity District, the pavilion, spanning over 13,000 square metres, is the second largest pavilion in size at the Expo 2020 Dubai site.

Aligned with global sustainability norms and a clear environmental vision, the eco-friendly structure boasts solar panels manufactured in the Kingdom by Saudi entrepreneurs. In keeping with the overarching theme of Expo 2020 Dubai, ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, the Saudi Arabian pavilion takes visitors on a guided tour of the wonders of the country’s 13 regions through multiple immersive and interactive exhibits.

Sheikh Mohammed Visits Oman and Saudi Pavilions at Expo 2020

Oman

H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid also visited the pavilion of the Sultanate of Oman located in the Mobility District of Expo 2020 Dubai. The educational and recreational journey offered by the pavilion pays tribute to the country’s natural heritage. The eye-catching design of the pavilion draws inspiration from the frankincense tree one of the most important natural treasures of Oman.

Visitors to the pavilion pass through five zones that illuminate how frankincense contributed to Omani advancements in transportation, knowledge, manufacturing, sustainability and exploration. The pavilion also includes a shop, in which more than 2,000 types of goods and products belonging to nearly 400 small and medium enterprises are displayed.

Sheikh Mohammed Visits Oman and Saudi Pavilions at Expo 2020

The achievements of various Omani institutions, embodying the country’s ‘Oman 2040’ vision, are showcased at the pavilion. The pavilion also tells the history of Oman, the civilisational and human achievements of the country and its future aspirations.

Held under the theme of "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future", Expo 2020 Dubai, which features the participation of 192 countries, opened its doors to the public on 1 October 2021 and will continue until 31 March 2022.