ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi will depart on a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday, where he will formally inaugurate the Pakistan Pavilion at Dubai Expo 2020.
According to a statement issued by Foreign Office on Friday, President Alvi will visit different sections of the Pakistan Pavilion, located at one of the prime areas of the Expo site and considered the largest such pavilion outside the country.
“During the visit, the President will meet the UAE dignitaries and formally inaugurate the Pakistan Pavilion in Dubai Expo 2020,” the Foreign Office said on Friday.
During his stay, the FO said, the President would also meet leading businessmen, investors, entrepreneurs, senior representatives of information technology companies and media.
The president will be the chief guest at an event on Roshan Digital Account and Roshan Apna Ghar, the initiatives launched by the government to facilitate the expatriates. He is scheduled to interact with members of the Pakistani community in the UAE.
Themed as ‘Hidden Treasure’, the Pakistan Pavilion showcases the unexplored and undiscovered riches of the country. It has become one of the top destinations among visitors, having welcomed a large number of people since the Expo commenced on October 1.
Dubai Expo 2020, to continue till March 31, 2022, is the largest and most diverse exhibition in the region with participation from 192 countries, multilateral organizations and businesses.
The Pakistan Pavilion is not only bringing the country’s colour and culture to Expo 2020 Dubai, but is also inspiring the world on topics including climate sustainability, tree plantation and renewable and clean energy solutions.
The pavilion offers an insight into the investment opportunities in Pakistan with immense potential for growth. Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates have enjoyed close fraternal relations, rooted deep in common faith, shared history and cultural affinities.