Yesterday, 27th Novermber 2013, would be marked with golden ink in the history of United Arab Emirates as Dubai was voted winner of the World Expo 2020 bid, by a huge margin, at the 154th BIE General Assembly in Paris. The UAE received 116 votes out of a total of 165.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Higher Committee on Hosting the World Expo 2020 in Dubai tweeted from Paris: “I would like to congratulate #UAE President, @HHShkMohd & the people of #UAE on winning Expo 2020.”
Dubai is hosting World Expo 2020 under the theme “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”.
Celebration All over UAE
There was huge support from the residents and the corporate world in the UAE for the bid to host World Expo 2020. For its part, Khairallah AdvocateWes & Legal Consultants had supported Dubai’s bid from the beginning as mentioned here. Hence it’s unsusprising to witness the wild celebrations from the general public on hearing the news of Dubai winning the bid. The glittering fire works spread the happiness all over. Hearty Congratulations, Dubai. You deserve it!
Boost to Economy
It is predicted that World Expo 2020 would give huge boost to the Tourism industry in Dubai as well as to the Economy in the region. Hundreds of thousands of new jobs are expected to be created as various projects are going to be started while Dubai is getting ready to host Expo 2020.