By WAM www.emirates247.com
The UAE today officially received the flag as the host of the next world’s largest expo in Dubai in 2020 during a grand ceremony in French capital of Paris.
President and Director of the Paris-based Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), the governing body of World Expos, presented the baton for Expo 2020 Dubai to Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Emirates Group, and Chairman of the Supreme National Committee for Expo 2020 Dubai.
Expo 2020 Dubai, themed ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future,’ has identified three sub-themes around which the global community will gather to sign new collaborations, in order to find solutions to essential matters and to leave a mark of a strong social and economic collaboration around the world.
Milano hosted expo 2015 for six months from May 1 to October 31, 2015. More info