Wednesday, 17 November 2021
PRESIDENT XHAFERI VISITS THE REPUBLIC OF NORTH MACEDONIA PAVILION AT EXPO 2020 DUBAI
President Xhaferi and the delegation visited the Pavilion of the Republic of North Macedonia at Expo 2020 Dubai, the largest international event attended by over 190 countries and expecting over 25 million visitors. From 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022, the Republic of North Macedonia will be presented at EXPO 2020 Dubai with the slogan "A home at every turn", and under the motto "New opportunities".
As Bekri Ajdini, Commissioner General of the Republic of North Macedonia at Expo 2020 Dubai, pointed out, the country with its own pavilion is presented as a success story, a country with a rich historical and cultural heritage, where different ethnic communities live in harmony. It is presented as an attractive tourist destination in all four seasons, offering opportunities for adventure sports and the most delicious food. Special emphasis is placed on presenting the country as a destination for foreign investment opportunities, business benefits and economic and trade cooperation. Additional panels present the free economic zones, the opportunities for cooperation in agriculture, energy, etc.
During the presentation, Ajdini underlined that the interest of the companies from the Republic of North Macedonia for participation in EXPO 2020 Dubai is at a satisfactory level, and their presentation generally takes place through our Chambers of Commerce. Participation of companies from related sectors from the country is planned in accordance with the programme and schedule of EXPO 2020 Dubai. The "Open Balkans" initiative for close cooperation between the pavilions of the Republic of North Macedonia, the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Albania, within the EXPO 2020 Dubai, will be used to the greatest degree possible.
The Republic of North Macedonia will be at the centre of world attention on 22 February 2022, when a central cultural event and business forum for promotion of investment opportunities will be held within EXPO 2020 Dubai.
As a gesture of cordial hospitality, the hosts also organized a visit to the UAE Pavilion and the Saudi Arabia Pavilion.