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Expo 2020 Dubai agreement signed
12 : 24 PM - 20/10/2017
Manama, Oct. 20. (BNA): The Kingdom of Bahrain has signed an agreement to be allocated a pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai.

Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) President Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa sealed the deal with Expo 2020 Dubai Office director-general Reem Al-Hashemi

This followed directives from His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa and the royal assignment to organize the Bahrain’s participation in the Expo 2020 Dubai.


“The Kingdom of Bahrain takes pride in its experience of participations at similar events”, said Shaikha Mai, the General Commissioner of Expo 2020 Dubai - Bahrain pavilion.



Bahrain first took part in Shanghai 2010 Expo before clinching the silver prize at Milan 2015 Expo, topping fifty other national pavilions.



“Preparations are now in full swing with a specialized team to make its participation a platform to attract Expo 2020 Dubai visitors to Bahrain thanks to its geographic proximity”, she said, citing Bahrain heritage and human credentials which present a different experience as a sustainable tourism-for-development destination.



She pointed out BACA-led efforts to ensure the participation to reveal Bahrain’s bright image and promote investment potential in the sectors of culture and tourism.



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