Sheikh Mohammed tours Lithuanian pavilion with Ingrida Simonyte.
“The success of the Expo after the COVID pandemic is a success for the world and optimism for the recovery of the global economic and cultural movement. We instructed all federal ministries to play leadership roles during the Expo to expand the horizons of international cooperation and contribute to drawing the next global agenda on various issues.”
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum said, "Dubai today welcomed delegates representing 173 countries and 24 international organisations at the final International Participants Meeting before Expo 2020 Dubai opens in October..."
He welcomed talents who seek to jump on the digital transformation wave by pushing their boundaries by developing themselves further, and actively developing their nation’s digital economy as a whole.
The move comes as part of President Khalifa’s keenness to give pardoned inmates an opportunity to start a new life and ease the suffering of their families. The prisoners — sentenced for various crimes — will also have their debts and fines paid-off.
Hassan's audio speech broadcast on state television — his first address to the nation since the Taliban seized power in August — came ahead of next week's meeting between the United States and the Taliban in Doha.
Emergency medical services workers initially checked him out before being sent to a hospital for evaluation, the agency said. His condition was not released.