Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum at pavilion of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at Expo 2020 Dubai on Wednesday Image Credit: Twitter/@DXBMediaOffice

Dubai: Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, on Wednesday toured the pavilions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Morocco at Expo 2020 Dubai.

He was accompanied during the visit by Mona Al Marri, Vice Chairperson and Managing Director of the Dubai Media Council and Director General of the Government of Dubai Media Office.

Speaking during his visit to the mega event, which has attracted millions of visitors from around the world since it opened its doors on 1 October, Sheikh Mansoor said Expo provides a unique opportunity to showcase the Arab world’s contributions to human civilisation. T

The global show, held for the first time in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region, is also able to present the region’s aspirations and innovative initiatives that are set to contribute to its future progress and development, he added.

Saudi Pavilion 

Sheikh Mansoor toured the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s pavilion, which presents the country’s vision and aspirations in various fields, including business, tourism, innovation and advanced technologies. Located in the Opportunity District, the pavilion, spanning over 13,000 square metres, is the second largest pavilion in size at Expo.

Morocco Pavilion

Sheikh Mansoor also visited Morocco Pavilion located at the Opportunity District, which invites visitors to discover the country and its history, identity, achievements and vision for the future.

He was briefed on the various features of the pavilion, which showcases the country’s modernity and tradition. The pavilion provides an insight into Morocco’s commitment to sustainability. The design of the pavilion is inspired by ancestral methods of using earth, typical of many traditional Moroccan villages.

Emirates Pavilion

The Emirates’ Pavilion was another stop on Sheikh Mansoor’s tour. The pavilion showcases the Dubai-based airline’s vision for the future of air travel. Displaying technologies that offer a glimpse into the changing world of commercial aviation, the pavilion enables visitors to learn about advancements that will define the travel experience of the future, both in the air and on the ground.

His Highness praised the airline’s commitment to development which contributes to enhancing Dubai and the UAE’s leading position in the fields of air transport, tourism and aviation.