Pakistan has officially announced to take part in Expo 2020 in Dubai. The announcement was made on Sunday after a participation contract was signed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) in Abu Dhabi.
The agreement was signed by the Pakistani Ambassador to UAE—Moazzam Ahmed Khan and Sultan Mohammad Al Shamsi—the Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, as per the reports of Gulf News.
After the agreement was signed the activities have begun for the construction of the Pakistan Pavilion at the Expo 2020 site. The pavilion would be constructed on a large plot measuring 3,449.9 square metres in the Opportunity District. The pavilion would be based on the “Emerging Pakistan” theme, having representation from all the provinces.
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Abdul Razak Dawod—the Adviser to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Commerce, Textile, Industry & Production and Investment mentioned that they look forward to making the country’s participation most impactful, in accordance with the expo’s theme of “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”.
He said that the Expo 2020 is not just a UAE-specific event however it is for the entire region. He further informed that they have already started the design phase of the Pakistan Pavilion showing the true potential of Pakistan.
He also mentioned that the prime minister has formed a high-level routing committee having representation both from the public and private sector stakeholders for effective participation.