"The government of the United Arab Emirates has formally requested the postponement of World Expo 2020 Dubai," the Paris-based Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) said in a statement.
Saif Abdullah Mohammed Al Shamsi affirmed that Expo 2020 Dubai would create promising opportunities for participating countries and boost efforts being made to stimulate global economy and enhance confidence in sectors hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, accompanied by Sheikh Hamdan and Sheikh Maktoum, tours Expo 2020 Dubai on its second day. Sheikh Mohammed visited the pavilion of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Pakistan’s Federal Board of Investment will hold a seminar on the Electric Vehicle Policy on Oct.5, while on Oct.6, a session on climate change will be held with Malik Amin, Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Climate Change.
The non-oil trade between the UAE and China increased by 78.5 per cent from 2012 to 2021, totalling Dhs223.5 billion by the end of 2021 compared to Dhs125.1 billion in 2012.
The Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and Dubai Solar Show (DSS), organised by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), saw a large turnout of visitors in its 24th edition.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the electric vehicle maker’s eagerly anticipated humanoid robot ‘Optimus’ would cost under $20,000 and cautioned it still had way to go before becoming fully functional.