Qatar’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai organised several events and activities in celebration of the Qatar National Day, Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) said in a statement on Sunday.
The events were attended by HE Sultan bin Rashid al Khater, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry; Yacoub Yousef al Hosani, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for International Organisations Affairs of UAE; Najeeb Mohammed al Ali, Executive Director, Commissioner General Office, Expo 2020 Dubai and Nasser bin Mohammed al Mohannadi, General Commissioner of the Qatar Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, in addition to a number of ministers and official delegations from the participating countries, as well as the public and the media.
Speaking at the prestigious event, Khater, said: “Celebrating this valued national occasion represents an important opportunity to learn about the construction process and the comprehensive renaissance witnessed by the State of Qatar, guided by the forward-looking and the wise vision of the Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani.”
Qatar’s participation in Expo 2020 Dubai reflects its deep belief in the important role that innovation plays in building the foundations for a better future for all mankind, Khater stated, noting that the country’s pavilion shed light on the national achievements that had been made in this area, which had contributed to consolidating the values of creativity and innovation across all sectors.
Under the slogan ‘Qatar: The Future is Now’, the State’s pavilion reflects Qatar’s pioneering position in the field of development, in light of its vision and successful experiences in facing and overcoming various challenges and global changes, Khater said.
He further pointed out that the Qatar pavilion’s motto aligned with the main theme of this global event and translated the sub-themes of the main slogan of the exhibition in the areas of sustainability and communication.
A diversified programme was prepared on the occasion of Qatar National Day, including presenting musical numbers by Qatari artists on the Jubilee Platform, to reflect Qatari culture and traditions.
The shows included a performance of Fidjeri art, accompanied by a popular band, as well as a selection of international songs in different languages, performed by the Siwar Choir children. A parade was also organized in the State’s pavilion at the Sustainability District. The parade featured the participation of the exhibit visitors from all around the world.
Qatar is participating in Expo 2020 Dubai through a special pavilion that features several activities and events which highlight the country’s march towards achieving its national vision QNV 2030.
The pavilion also illuminates the mammoth and pioneering projects that have been completed to host the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, in addition to previewing the incentives and investment opportunities provided by the State to implement its economic diversification plans, as per the National Development Strategy 2018-2022.