DUBAI: President Dr Arif Alvi has formally inaugurated the Pakistan Pavilion at the Dubai Expo 2020.
In an interaction after the inauguration, President Alvi said Pakistan was a beautiful mix of different cultures, ethnicities and civilization. The president said the country was innovating a future of immense opportunities for growth. , He stressed the need for projecting positive image as a peaceful country.
He said Pakistan Pavilion was the true depiction of cultural coexistence and gave the ‘best flavour of Pakistan’ for the outside world. He lauded the work of artists who turned the pavilion into a mega piece of art.
Earlier, the president along with Begum Samina Alvi inaugurated the Pakistan Pavilion, themed as ‘Hidden Treasure’. The president visited different sections of the Pakistan Pavilion and appreciated the creative display of the pavilion showcasing the unexplored riches of the country.
He interacted with artists Rashid Rana and Nisar Malik, and curator Noor Jahan Bilgrami for the beautiful artistic melange of culture, history and craft. A large number of Pakistani expatriates gathered outside the pavilion to cheer President Alvi and raised the slogans of Pakistan Zindabad (Long live Pakistan).
President Dr Arif Alvi, who is on a two-day visit, meet with UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum at Leaders Pavllion of Dubai Expo 2020,
Both reiterated to further solidify the multifaceted bilateral relationship and reaffirmed to strengthen the existing close fraternal relations between Pakistan and the UAE in diverse fields.
The President and UAE Prime Minister also reviewed prospects of growing bilateral relations on all fronts while discussing a number of regional and international issues of interest. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Arif Alvi underlined that the Expo 2020 was a landmark event not only for the UAE but also for the whole region.