Days separate us from the historic opening of the global event (Expo 2020), which the world is awaiting with passion and interest, from the land of civilization and authentic Arab heritage, peace, humanity, tolerance and virtuous values, from the United Arab Emirates, and from Dubai (Danat al-Dunya), under the slogan (Connecting Minds and Creating the Future). Activities of the event will last from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022.
The opening of Expo 2020 will be in conjunction with the golden jubilee of the United Arab Emirates, to confirm once again the strong will, wise vision to confirm once again that the strong will, the wise vision, the sustainable strategy, keeping pace with global changes and indicators of excellence, are among the constants that the UAE pursues under the directives of the wise leadership..
The large and exceptional international exhibition, the first of its kind in the Middle East and Africa region, will gather under its umbrella participants from most countries of the world, united by common global issues, while the UAE has developed health and preventive protocols to confront “Covid-19”, with an unyielding will and national responsibility, and that through effective proactive plans, which contributed to the success of the national system to face the current challenges, to ensure the progress of life.
The figures and statistics for dealing with the pandemic confirm that the requirements of the Expo 2020 project have been met, as well as the handover of headquarters to participating countries according to the specified schedule, which are an achievement that counts for the United Arab Emirates, and its ability to overcome global challenges. On the other hand, the countries’ pavilions revealed the civilizational and cultural diversity of the world’s continents, which gather in Dubai so that the scene expresses tolerance and love through events and programs over a period of 6 months, which embody the message our wise leadership want to send to the world.
We affirm our readiness and preparedness in the General Directorate of Civil Defense in Dubai, to secure events and activities in Expo 2020, in accordance with proactive and integrated operational plans and strategies that guarantee the safety and protection of participants and visitors, as field teams and specialized units are prepared to play their responsible national role with high professionalism around the clock, according to the best successful, operational and applicable practices.
I am pleased to confirm that the General Directorate of Civil Defense in Dubai has harnessed all technological and technical capabilities and human expertise to achieve the objectives of the Government of Dubai, as all the project buildings have been linked to the smart monitoring system (7×24) around the clock, in order to enhance safety, protection and prevention measures, and to ensure that they are put into place and properly executed to ensure the protection of participants and visitors, and to renew loyalty and pledge to remain faithful to national projects by sacrificing and loyalty to the homeland and its wise leadership at all times and occasions.