Speaking on the matter, Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, the UAE’s Minister of State, in her capacity as Managing Director of the Higher Committee for Hosting the 2020 World Expo had this to say: “The World Expo we have planned will be a celebration of new and innovative partnerships for global progress, offering enduring benefits for future generations.”
IT SEC Managing Director Amir A. Kolahzadeh said that IT SEC were proud to be based in a thriving metropolis such as Dubai and happy to support the UAE in its plans to host the World Expo 2020.
“As a global hub for economy and trade the UAE has proven to be the ideal base of operations for IT SEC. With the rising number of investors that are setting up their businesses here there comes a general need for IT security in the region.
This allows IT SEC the unique opportunity of interacting with a variety of people and organizations from different parts of the world and in turn increase our scope of business greatly.”
The UAE presented their bid at the 153rd General Assembly in Paris on Wednesday 12th June 2013.
The event was attended by his Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai with Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Princess Haya, Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority.
The chosen EXPO 2020 site will be announced in November 2013.
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