Emirates news agency – Expo 2020 Dubai promotes international cooperation to achieve sustainable development: UAE Ambassador to Australia
DUBAI, October 26, 2021 (WAM) – Abdullah Ali Ateeq Al Sabousi, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Australia, said Expo 2020 Dubai encourages international cooperation in crafting a global action plan to achieve development sustainable.
In an interview with the UAE News Agency (WAM), Al Sabousi stressed the importance of the UAE’s hosting of the Expo, a platform to promote the country’s overall capabilities and potential. , especially in the economy, technology and culture.
He then pointed out that the selection of the United Arab Emirates to host the Expo underscores confidence in their ability to lead global collective action and generate creative solutions to meet challenges in various fields, including peace, security, l humanitarian aid and climate change, in addition to the transformation of the country’s economy into a knowledge-based economy.
These are the advantages that have enabled the UAE to become an international model for achieving sustainable development.
Speaking on the role of Expo 2020 Dubai in developing a global action plan for international cooperation, Al Sabousi affirmed that this major global event is an ideal opportunity to promote international cooperation in the fields cultural, social and commercial. He stressed that the Expo will encourage communication between countries.
He said the coronavirus pandemic has caused the world to reassess existing economic and business systems and lead the digital transformation process, while highlighting supply chain risks.
The Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates also highlighted the important role of Expo 2020 Dubai as a global platform to unite humanity on the basis of compassion, peace and coexistence. He noted that more than 200 pavilions representing 192 countries and international organizations were present at the exhibition, and this diversity embodied the values ââof peace, coexistence and tolerance.
Speaking about the key role of the event in preparing leaders and motivating them to strive for excellence and innovation, he said the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, has always believed that young people are the active force that would create a bright future for the country, noting gratitude for the country’s leadership vision which aims to empower and motivate young people.
Expo 2020 Dubai is a key platform for setting standards for sustainable development in the economic, environmental and social spheres, which will create employment opportunities for young people.
Regarding climate change, which is the central theme of the Expo, he said that the fight against climate change is one of the priorities of the United Arab Emirates. He recently launched a strategic initiative to achieve climate neutrality by 2050, adding that the country’s sovereign wealth funds are invested in financing and implementing clean energy projects around the world.