This will start activities for construction of the Pakistan pavilion.
Pakistan formally signed a participation contract with Expo 2020 authorities at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
The contract was signed by Moazzam Ahmed Khan, Ambassador of Pakistan to UAE in his capacity as Commissioner-General, Expo 2020, and Sultan Al Shamsi, assistant minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation.
The signing ceremony was witnessed by Reem bint Ebrahim Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director-General, Expo 2020, and Abdul Razak Dawood, advisor to Pakistan Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Industry & Production and Investment.
The signing has formally kickstarted activities for construction of the Pakistan Pavilion at the Expo 2020 site. To be built on a large plot in the Opportunity District, the pavilion shall be based on the ‘Emerging Pakistan’ theme, with representation from all provinces.
Dawood said that Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with the UAE and that it looks forward to making its participation most meaningful in line with the Expo theme of ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’. He said the Expo 2020 is not only a UAE specific event but also an exposition of the region.
“We have already started the design phase of the Pakistan pavilion, reflecting the true potential of Pakistan. The Prime Minister has constituted a high-level steering committee with representation from private and public sector stakeholders for effective participation,” Dawood said.