Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed during his visit to the DP World Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai on Friday. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem Group Chairman and CEO of DP World briefed him on the occasion.

Dubai: Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, visited the DP World Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai on Friday.

During his visit, Sheikh Hamdan commended the accomplishments made by leading establishments and corporations in Dubai and their pioneering contributions to various sectors.

In a press statement released by Dubai Media Office (DMO), Sheikh Hamdan noted “the range of services and products provided by these establishments has enabled the country to rise in rankings across several global indices and cement its participation in the global economy.”

He added the economic establishments in Dubai are guided by the vision of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, “to accelerate development and the adoption of cutting-edge technologies that keep pace with the rapid transformations taking place globally.”

Discover new opportunities

Sheikh Hamdan’s visit to DP World Pavilion was part of his keenness to follow-up on the ideas, projects and initiatives showcased by national companies at the mega global event, which brings together 192 countries and provides a platform to showcase Dubai’s various achievements and discover new opportunities for economic growth.

Sheikh Hamdan was briefed on the key features of the DP World Pavilion located at Al Forsan area, which tells the story of shipping and logistics in the UAE and its future aspirations.

Range of products

He was also briefed on DP World’s range of products and services, which cover every link of the integrated supply chain — from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions. DP World has an interconnected global network of 190 business units in 68 countries.

Sheikh Hamdan was likewise briefed on the high-speed Hyperloop system and its logistics counterpart Cargospeed, created through a partnership between DP World and Virgin Hyperloop; in addition to BoxBay, the new and intelligent High Bay Storage (HBS) system. At the end of the tour, Sheikh Hamdan praised the efforts and contributions of DP World and various national establishments that have contributed to enhancing Dubai’s status as a global economic capital and a leading trade hub.