Sheikh Hamdan tours Expo 2020 site on a bike.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, toured the Expo 2020 Dubai site on Monday on a bicycle.
Sheikh Hamdan said on Twitter, “A meeting of the minds, and communication through culture… This is how we create the future, right here from Expo 2020 Dubai. I am so proud of our teams for all their efforts to make this a reality and I also thank our National Service personnel for their outstanding efforts.”
Sheikh reviews the structures and work progress at the site.
He also met some working teams based at the site and praised their relentless efforts in shaping the future of Dubai.
Sheikh Hamdan also made the announcement that Dubai’s foreign trade recorded a strong 31% growth during the first half of 2021 reaching Dhs722 billion.
He said, “We continue to strengthen ties with the world in line with Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s vision to raise foreign trade to Dhs2 trillion over the next 5 years.”
Sheikh Hamdan said, “Dubai facilitates trade growth for stakeholders with its world-class logistics and advanced IT infrastructure that streamlines transactions. We build on our vast experience to tackle any challenges that may arise in global markets.”
At a price of a daily ticket, the special October Pass is available for Dhs95 only and gives the visitors access to the international event site for 31 days of immersive experiences, inspiring insights, visual innovations and eclectic entertainment.
Noura Bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Youth has been appointed as Commissioner-General of the UAE Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has deployed 203 Expo Riders buses to serve and transport visitors free of cost to the exhibition from 18 stations, with 9 of them in Dubai.
Apart from boosting employment, infrastructural development and unlocking a treasure trove of futuristic technology, UAE’s economy will definitely gain a massive spurt through hosting this grand event. I extend my best wishes to the rulers of UAE wishing them a successful and memorable Expo 2020.”
They were followed up and monitored by the security men after the first stopped on the side of the road, then the other followed him.
The Ministry stressed in a statement on Tuesday that its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
According to the data updated by the health ministry at 8am, the active cases declined to 1,63,816. With the fresh cases, the total tally climbed to 3,42,02,202, while the death toll climbed to 4,55,068 with 356 fresh fatalities.