UAE Vice President and Crown Prince of Dubai visit Russian pavilion at Expo 2020

04 October

The ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, prime minister and vice president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Dubai crown prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum visited the Russian pavilion at the World Expo 2020, the Russian Ministry of industry and trade told TASS on Sunday.

"His Highness Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai, prime minister and vice president of the UAE, and His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, crown prince and chairman of the Dubai executive council, visited the Russian pavilion on October 3," the ministry said.

The Russian pavilion opened at Dubai Expo 2020 on October 1. It includes Moscow, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod Region, Tatarstan, Komi, Yakutia and the North Caucasus republics. During the period of Expo-2020, Russia will organize 60 business and cultural events.

Expo 2020 is the most famous exhibition in the world. It takes place every five years in different countries, the location is determined each time by a vote of the General Assembly of the International bureau of exhibitions. The first World's exhibition was held in 1851 in London.

Traditionally, for a regular Expo, each participating country prepares a presentation of its advanced achievements in science, culture, industry and technology. After the 1889 exhibition, Paris received the Eiffel Tower, which was originally intended as an entrance to the exposition. At one of the World's exhibitions of the twentieth century, the first cell phone was also presented. The current exhibition was to be held in 2020, but because of the coronavirus pandemic, its opening was postponed until October 2021. At the same time, it was decided not to change the official name - Expo 2020.



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Based on materials from TASS