Within the working visit to the United Arab Emirates, the President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Kyrgyz Republic Marat Sharshekeev appointed by the Order of the Government of KR - the Commissioner General of an exposition of KR, and the executive director Bureau of Dubai EXPO-2020 Mr. Najeeb Mohammed Al Ali have signed the Contract on participation of the Kyrgyz Republic in the World EXPO-2020 in the city of Dubai (UAE).
Mr. Najeeb Mohammed Al Ali has emphasized great interest to the World Exhibition EXPO-2020 in Dubai (UAE) from the majority of the countries of the world and also the international organizations, large corporations and the companies. Mr. Najeeb Mohammed Al Ali has wished to the Kyrgyz Republic of successful preparation and fruitful participation in an exhibition and Marat Sharshekeev has also expressed gratitude for the invitation to participate in so large-scale and significant action. He has noted that in Kyrgyzstan there are all prerequisites for successful development of human potential and residents of the country can make a big contribution to the general future of mankind. The general commissioner has assured organizers of an exhibition, that besides the main scope of an exhibition, economic and tourist opportunities of Kyrgyzstan will be presented, the history, traditions and the culture of the Kyrgyz people are also shown.
The World Exhibition EXPO-2020 will take place from October 20, 2020 to April 10, 2021 in Dubai (UAE) and for the first time in the history this exhibition will take place in the region of the Middle East, North Africa and the Southern Asia under the slogan «Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”. More than 180 countries and the international organizations, large corporations and companies will participate in an exhibition. It is expected that "Dubai the EXPO – 2020" will visit 25 million guests whose 70% will be from abroad. It will be the first in the history of World EXPO where most of visitors will be foreigners.
New Dubai Trade Center will become the official platform for placement of the World Expo 2020 exhibition, it will be the new constructed object around Jebel Ali of 438 hectares, designed especially for an exhibition. The exhibition will be in few minutes of a way from the new airport Al Maktoum International, and equal distance between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. At design of Dubai World EXPO exhibition complex the principles of environmental friendliness have been considered and the system of solar batteries capable to produce up to 50% of the energy necessary for holding an exhibition is created.