Visitors to Expo 2020 Dubai. Kamal Kassim, Gulf Today.
Journalist, Gulf today
Abdul Rahman Bin Mohammad Bin Nasser Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, visited the Brazilian pavilion to take a closer look at biodiversity in Brazil, its rivers and mangroves, as well as national programs launched to preserve the environment and fight against climate change. cash.
Located in the Sustainability District, the Brazilian Pavilion sports the slogan “Together for sustainable development”.
During his visit, the Minister reviewed the sustainable development plans drawn up by the Brazilian government for the Amazon region, in cooperation with the private sector and stakeholders, in order to promote development and modernize the national economy. .
Al Owais expressed his admiration for the Brazilian pavilion, which reflects its culture and environment, adding that Expo 2020 Dubai represents a global platform that provides an ideal opportunity to discover the civilizations, experiences and expertise of diverse countries, to improve communication between the peoples of the world. and strengthen relationships and linkages in all fields and sectors.
“Expo 2020 Dubai reflects the civilized and humanitarian role to which the United Arab Emirates and its wise leaders are committed, with the aim of making an effective and influential contribution to building a better future in which countries and people will benefit from increased prosperity, development and well-being. “said Al Owais.
The Brazilian pavilion focuses on the concept of sustainability through its design and the recyclable materials it uses, simulating the design of the Amazon Basin, which is the largest river in the world, using audiovisual effects and a distinctive technical design.
SCG (Siam Cement Group), one of the main business conglomerates in the ASEAN region, has just completed its special exhibition at the Thailand pavilion in the mobility district of Expo 2020 Dubai.
The SCG organized an educational and informative stand dedicated to the concept of “Innovation for better living” and to the brand’s revolutionary sustainable solutions.
An innovative specialist in building materials, chemicals and packaging, SCG was founded in Bangkok over a century ago. Throughout the event at Expo 2020 Dubai, the Thailand pavilion hosted an average of over 8,000 visitors per day. Ranked first country pavilion in the Mobility District and 4th best country pavilion in the entire event, SCG was proud and thrilled to feature in this popular and inspiring space.
Designed to enlighten business owners and entrepreneurs on how the brand is striving to become one of the best sustainable international companies in the world, SCG said the event was a huge success.
Built on the principles of reputation, quality and innovation, SCG’s structure is based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles. Entitled “Innovation for Better Living”, the exhibition at Expo 2020 Dubai showcased the brand’s most technologically advanced products and solutions, while explaining how it is committed to protecting the environment, reduce CO2 emissions and create a more sustainable and high quality standard. live for communities around the world. Offering the possibility for people to visit the booth both on site at Expo 2020 Dubai and virtually, the brand’s solutions were received with great interest. Guests were particularly interested in the brand’s building materials (including insulation and cement), innovative food packaging designed to fit the lifestyles of modern consumers, and biodegradable chemicals. SCG representatives were able to use their time in Dubai to expand their network, create leads, and lay the groundwork for many new and successful partnerships with clients from the UAE, Oman, Qatar and beyond.
Throughout the six days of activation, SCG welcomed several important guests from Thailand and across the region. This included Waravuth Pouapinya, Ambassador of Thailand, Chairat Sirivat, Consul General of Thailand in Dubai and the Northern Emirate, Dr Kasititorn Pooparadai, Senior Executive Vice President of Depa and Director of the Thailand Pavilion and Abhijit Datta, Director General, SCG International Corporation Co., Ltd. (Headquarters in Thailand).
Abhijit Datta, Managing Director of SCG International Corporation Co. Ltd., said: “I am delighted to report that our stay at Expo 2020 Dubai has been a fabulous success. By showcasing SCG’s sustainable and revolutionary products and solutions, we have significantly increased our brand awareness in the region and made thousands of international professionals aware of our many and varied offers.
“The UAE is filled with endless exciting business opportunities and during our time here we have forged countless new connections. The experience also allowed us to better understand the specific needs of the region and to take the first steps towards building new partnerships with local and international companies. Indeed, many of our visitors have been very impressed with our efforts to reduce carbon commissions by using green polymers, a range of environmentally friendly chemical compounds that are used as raw materials for various industries. We will now work to develop these business leads that we have done with the construction, chemical and packaging industries of the Middle East. My colleagues and I all agree that Expo 2020 Dubai is one of the most incredible events we have ever attended, and it was an honor to be able to appear in the amazingly beautiful, colorful and immersive Thai pavilion. .
Meanwhile, the world now salutes the vision and courage shown by the leaders of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates in this special time in facing all challenges and turning challenges into blessings. About 3-5% of people visiting Expo 2020 are expected to revisit Dubai or plan to make Dubai their home after Expo.
In 1851, the Crystal Palace was the centerpiece of the London World’s Fair, the first World’s Fair. It celebrated the man-made industrial wonders of a rapidly changing world. The architecture, content, and a theme, “Industry of All Nations,” have combined to create a great idea of nations meeting nations in shared technological and commercial advancement. In recent years, participants in world exhibitions, including governments, international organizations and businesses, have come together to find solutions to universal challenges and to promote their achievements, products, ideas, innovations, national brand and their nations as tourism, trade and investment destinations.
World Expos are organized under the auspices of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), the intergovernmental organization responsible for supervising and regulating international exhibitions (“Expos”) and promoting their core values of education, innovation and promotion. cooperation. Today, four types of exhibitions are organized under the auspices of the BIE: universal exhibitions, specialized exhibitions, horticultural exhibitions and the Milan Triennale.