PARIS, Nov 27 (KUNA) -- The International Exhibitions Bureau
(Bureau International des Expositions or BIE) announced Wednesday that its member countries voted to award the right to host the World Expo 2020 to the city of Dubai.
Summary: The Higher Committee for Hosting the 'World Expo 2020' held a meeting, presided over by Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and CEO of Emirates airline and Group, where the final preparations for the 153rd International Exhibitions Bureau
(BIE) General Assembly meeting in June in Paris were discussed.
Attending were local businessmen, including Sultan Ahmad bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World, and Rick Pudner, chief executive officer of Emirates NBD; government officials, including Sulaiman Hamid Al Mazroui, the UAE's ambassador to Brussels and member of the International Exhibitions Bureau
, which oversee the World Expos.
In 1928, the International Exhibitions Bureau
(EBM) was established in Paris for regulation of exhibitions activity.
The committee's discussions focused on reviewing preparations for the International Exhibitions Bureau
(BIE) delegation that will be visiting the UAE to assess the country's feasibility to host the World Expo 2020.
The exhibition was recognized in Paris during the 155th General Assembly of the International Exhibitions Bureau
Shaikh Mohammed gave instructions to the Higher Committee to intensify communications with Asian and African member countries at the International Exhibitions Bureau
, or BIE, to win their vote of support.
A Turkmen delegation will take part in the 155th session of the General Assembly of the International Exhibitions Bureau
(BIE), which will be held on June 11 in Paris.
The delegation is in the French capital to attend meetings of the International Exhibitions Bureau
, or BIE, and meet delegates to sell the UAE's strengths as the best destination to host the international high-profile event in Dubai.
A registration dossier of the EXPO-2017 in Astana international specialized exhibition was defended on the eve at the headquarters of the International Exhibitions Bureau
Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau
Vicente Loscertales told about the results of his working visit to Kazakhstan at today's media briefing in the Central Communications Service in Astana, the press service of the Service reported today.
The registration of the international exhibition EXPO-2017 is scheduled for June 11 in Paris, said Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau
Vicente Loscertales during the media briefing in Astana, the press service of the Central Communications Service reported.