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Expo 2020 & DP World launch industry themed workshops

Maritime & logistics industry leaders explore opportunities.
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 Expo 2020 Dubai has held the first industry exploratory session in partnership with DP World as part of the preparation to host the international event. The session, conducted with over 30 stakeholders in the supply chain sector, was designed to explore industry trends, opportunities and potential areas of participation in the Expo 2020 Dubai.

Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, the UAE's Minister of State and Director General of Dubai Expo 2020 Office, and her host, His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World, joined His Excellency Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Vice Chairman of DP World and moderator Ayesha Sultan, Director of Corporate Strategy of DP World, in the first of what will be many sessions with diverse industries that will have an impact on the future of the region.

Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, the UAE's Minister of State and Director General of Dubai Expo 2020 Office, said engaging with Dubai’s industry leaders and seeking their insights is key to the success of Expo 2020 Dubai.

"We are pleased DP World, one of our primary partners, is collaborating with us to create a platform for productive dialogue and we look forward to capturing learnings from other industries as we host additional sessions in the coming year in preparation for Expo 2020 Dubai.”

His Excellency DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, said the port operator is delighted to convene the inaugural meeting of leading Dubai supply chain and logistics industries to discuss plans and ideas to support Expo 2020 Dubai.

"Co-ordination, co-operation and partnership across industries and across Dubai and the UAE will lay the foundation for the huge success we know Expo 2020 will be,” bin Sulayem said.

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