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UAE optimistic about Expo 2020 bid

The UAE will be successful whether it wins the bid or not, says Shaikh Mohammad

  • The UAE is optimisticabout the chances to hostthe World Expo 2020 inDubai, His Highness ShaikhMohammadImage Credit: WAM
  • Big hoardings near Dubai World Trade Centre supporting Dubai’s bid for Expo 2020.Image Credit: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News Archives
  • Dubai Expo 2020.Image Credit: Supplied
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Dubai: The UAE is optimistic about the chances to host the World Expo 2020 in Dubai, said His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

“We are optimistic about our chances to host the World Expo 2020. We are optimistic because we have the necessary elements to host the event. I would like to thank the countries who voiced their support for the UAE’s bid,” Shaikh Mohammad said.

His comments followed a meeting held at the Dubai Government Media Office with senior Emirati media officials, writers and journalists, as part of the Mohammad Bin Rashid Media Majlis.

Shaikh Mohammad told the gathering that the happiness and welfare of its citizens was one of the top priorities of the UAE leadership and the basis for its many initiatives.

Expressing his gratitude to local media for the massive support they have shown for the UAE’s World Expo 2020 bid, Shaikh Mohammad said: “The UAE will be successful whether it wins the bid or not, as we are working and moving forward with various development plans.”



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If Dubai gets the chance to host Expo 2020, Dubai will change a lot more and Dubai has the ability to show the world with lot of new things. moreover we all know how much job opportunities will be coming up. most of us are actually not fully aware of what 'Expo 2020' means? as we all know the UAE is completely supporting Expo 2020 from now itself. let us think positively and hope that Dubai will get it. InshaAllah


15 November 2013 15:42jump to comments