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Dr. Hamd Ahmad Rouh A Din (C), Khalifa Shaheen Al Marar (L2), Najeeb Mohammed Al Ali (L1), in front of the Kuwait Pavilion during Kuwait National Day, at Expo 2020 Dubai. W.A.M.

Kuwait celebrated its 61st National Day at Expo 2020 Dubai on Friday with a flag-raising ceremony, speeches and cultural performances at the Al Wasl Nations Stage, highlighting its Vision 2035 for a sustainable future. .

Khalifa Shaheen Al Marar, Minister of State of the United Arab Emirates, welcomed Hamad Ahmad Rouh Al Din, Minister of Information and Culture of Kuwait.

Al Marar said: “We congratulate the government and people of Kuwait on their 61st National Day and salute their distinguished participation in Expo 2020 Dubai – one that showcases the capabilities of a country that combines past and present. to form a long-term vision for The pavilion introduces visitors to the nature and spirit of Kuwait, highlighting its government’s commitment to sustainability in line with Kuwait Vision 2035.

“Relations between our two countries have witnessed significant developments in various fields through various partnerships in areas of mutual interest, and we look forward to continuing to work with Kuwait for a more prosperous future.”

Rouh Al Din said: “The selection of Dubai to host Expo 2020 – the first time the event has been held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia – just indicates how much the world trusts United Arab Emirates to manage international events, despite the difficult economic, social and health challenges caused by the global pandemic.

Kuwaitartists-Expo Cultural artists during the performance of opera by Kuwaiti singer Amani Al Hajji at Al Wasl, Expo 2020 Dubai. W.A.M.

“The Kuwait Pavilion reflects the country’s civilization under the theme ‘New Opportunities for Sustainability’. With over two million visits to the pavilion so far, people have had the opportunity to learn about Kuwait’s history and its present, which is full of urban development, as well as its Vision 2035 for the future, especially in the areas of sustainable ideas and alternative energy sources.”

Kuwait’s national television group joined Amani, the Arabian Gulf’s premier opera singer, in an upbeat performance at the Al Wasl Dome. Amani sings effortlessly in Italian, Russian, German, French and English and has performed at prestigious international venues, such as the Cairo Opera.

Located in the Sustainability District, the Kuwait Pavilion shares the philosophy that, as a people who have thrived for centuries amid the unforgiving sands of the desert, Kuwaitis are deeply in tune with the need to preserve scarce natural resources. . The pavilion focuses on all aspects of sustainability – from new efficient transport networks to futuristic smart homes.

Kuwaitflag-boy-Expo A child holds the Kuwaiti flag during the Kuwait National Day ceremony at Al Wasl, Expo 2020 Dubai. W.A.M.

Visitors can also explore the ‘Spring of Life’, an architectural feature inspired by the country’s vision of sustainability, or marvel at The Envelope, a façade that shimmers and reflects sunlight, embodying nature and nature. energy of Kuwait. There are also authentic Kuwaiti dishes rich in flavors, aromas and spices to enjoy.
National and Honor Days at Expo 2020 Dubai are moments to celebrate each of our more than 200 international participants, highlighting their culture and achievements, and showcasing their pavilions and programming.

Through March 31, Expo 2020 has invited visitors from around the world to join in creating a new world in a six-month celebration of human creativity, innovation, progress and culture. .

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