Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum
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Dubai: Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, and Chairman of the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee has recognised more than 45 organisations in the UAE that have invested in bringing their employees to Expo 2020 Dubai.

In a ceremony held at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira in Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed, accompanied by Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director-General, Expo 2020 Dubai, praised the organisations for recognising the incredible opportunities Expo 2020 is presenting.

Semi-government, free zone and corporate organisations were among those congratulated, including a number of Expo 2020 Partners: DP World, Global Trade Partner; PepsiCo, Official Beverage and Snack Partner; SAP, Innovative Enterprise Software Partner; UPS, Official Logistics Partner; and Jacobs, Official Programme Delivery Management Provider.

“Expo 2020 is a catalyst for economic activity in the UAE and beyond, and will also be an unforgettable experience for millions of people,” said Sheikh Ahmed. “I am pleased to see that many organisations have recognised the once-in-a-lifetime opportunities that it will offer and I thank them for choosing to be part of our incredible journey.”