Russia promotes its technology, medicine and creative industries with two-day forum at Expo, attended by the Mayor of Moscow

DUBAI, 3 December 2021 – Russia National Day at Expo takes place on 4 December, but the country began its celebrations a day early, with a business and networking event organised by the Russia Pavilion, ‘Russia Forum: Leading the Future’, held at the Dubai Exhibition Centre (DEC). Taking place from 3-4 December, the event invites senior officials, specialists and experts from different sectors, as well as entrepreneurs, creatives and innovators, and is attended by Sergey Sobyanin, Mayor of Moscow. There are several panels over the two days, including ‘The creative…

Expo 2020 Dubai commits to opportunities for everyone on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

4 مؤثرين يتحدثون في إكسبو 2020 بمناسبة اليوم “الدولي للأشخاص ذوي الإعاقة”

DUBAI, 3 December 2021 – Expo 2020 Dubai showed its commitment to creating lasting, impactful opportunities for people of determination, and ensuring everyone is part of the support system, during International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) on Friday, with a wide range of events on-site. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Special Olympics UAE and Expo 2020 Dubai to encourage people of determin ation to participate in sport, whether they have intellectual or developmental disabilities, through the use of Expo’s Sports, Fitness and Wellbeing Hub. The agreement…

Lucy Hawking talks inclusivity, unity and why it’s important to make science attractive to kids

لوسي هوكينغ: إكسبو 2020 دبي منصة مثالية لأصحاب الهمم

DUBAI, 3 December 2021 – Inclusivity, accessibility and collaboration are vital for humanity to tackle global challenges, Lucy Hawking, children’s author, journalist, and daughter of renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking said on Friday. Speaking on International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Hawking, whose father had motor neurone disease, said the day “gives us a moment to talk about the very globally-significant issues that face people with disabilities, and to discuss them in lots of different areas, putting the focus on 1.3 billion people worldwide. “Hearing the discussions around persons with…

French President Emmanuel Macron signs major deals with UAE at Expo 2020, boosting trade, finance and prosperity for both countries

DUBAI, 3 December 2021 – French President Emmanuel Macron visited Expo 2020 Dubai on Friday to meet His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE’s Armed Forces, signing a series of agreements that will greatly benefit both countries and touring the France Pavilion. In a meeting held at Expo 2020’s Leadership Pavilion, attended by business leaders, ministers and dignitaries, President Macron and Sheikh Mohamed signed documents covering a range of sectors, including trade and finance. These included an…

Architect of Expo 2020 Dubai’s giant gates opens Sustainability Portal

مصمم بوابة الاستدامة في إكسبو 2020 دبي

DUBAI, 3 December 2021 – The architect behind Expo 2020 Dubai’s iconic giant portals swung open the gates at the Sustainability Portal on Friday, as drums welcomed him during a special ceremony. Asif Khan, who hails from the UK, designed the three gateways to the Expo site. They stand 21m tall and are 30m wide, yet are light enough for one person to open. The crisscrossing beams look like mesh, and are made from carbon fibre, with strands as thin as 10mm. Khan’s inspiration came from the Arab world –…

Nigeria celebrates its Expo 2020 Dubai National Day with a visit by President Muhammadu Buhari

نيجيريا تحتفل بيومها الوطني في إكسبو 2020 دبي بحضور رئيسها محمد بخاري

DUBAI, 3 December 2021 – Nigeria celebrated its National Day at Expo 2020 on Friday with a visit by President Muhammadu Buhari, and spectacular performances by the National Troupe of Nigeria and award-winning Afropop singer-songwriter Teni at Al Wasl Plaza. President Muhammadu Buhari, accompanied by Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama, was welcomed by His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and Commissioner General of Expo 2020 Dubai. President Buhari said: “Expo 2020 Dubai is, by all measures, the single most important global event of its kind…

Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama: Now is a good time to invest in Nigeria

وزير الخارجية النيجيري: الوقت مناسب للدعوة إلى الاستثمار في نيجيريا

DUBAI, 3 December 2021 – Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama on Friday underlined the significance of Nigeria’s participation in Expo 2020 Dubai – the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region – as an opportunity to showcase the country’s business and investment potential to the world. “Nigeria has one of the fastest [growing] populations in the world. By the year 2050, it will be the third largest country in the world so this is a good time for any investor to…

Fastest street circuit in the world in Jeddah

Fastest street circuit in the world in Jeddah

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (AETOSWire): stc has completed its preparations for the launch of the Formula 1 stc Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2021 in Jeddah, providing the F1 circuit and all associated event venues with the latest technical equipment, including digital services and high-speed technologies. High-speed internet circuits of 29 Gbps were installed, in addition to 14 fixed and 5G mobile communication towers covering all race locations, which will allow attendees and followers of the event to enjoy a rich digital experience. On this occasion, H.R.H Prince Mohammed Bin Khalid Al-Abdullah Al-Faisal,…

Tranquil Dubai To Be First Globally To Incorporate Stay Well by Delos Throughout Entire Property

Tranquil Dubai To Be First Globally To Incorporate Stay Well by Delos Throughout Entire Property

Collaboration marks Delos’ entry into the Middle East region with renowned hospitality offering NEW YORK and DUBAI, UAE–(BUSINESS WIRE /AETOSWire)– Delos, a global wellness real estate and technology company, and Tranquil, a boutique urban wellness real estate company, today announced a collaboration to incorporate Delos wellness technologies throughout the new Tranquil Wellness Tower in Dubai. Stay Well by Delos provides evidence-based health and wellness features and programming to help create healthier indoor spaces, and will be incorporated throughout the property, making Tranquil the first property in the world to offer…

Emirates, BinSina, Dubai Duty Free, Hunter, and Al Ain among the winners as the 2021 World Branding Awards go Virtual

Emirates, BinSina, Dubai Duty Free, Hunter, and Al Ain among the winners as the 2021 World Branding Awards go Virtual

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– The fourteenth edition of the World Branding Awards saw over 500 brands from more than 60 countries named as the “Brand of the Year” and welcomed more than 100 guests from around the world to connect remotely and celebrate their achievements at the Forums first Virtual ceremony. Spotify, Zoom, Yakult, NetFlix, Amazon, The Lego Group, Neutrogena, Nescafé, Heinz, L’Oréal, Starbucks, Google, and VISA were amongst some of the Worlds best brands announced as Global Winners in the first online ceremony at Kensington Palace.   Winners from the United…