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.
Reem Al Hashimy, the U.A.E.'s Minister of State and Director General of Dubai Expo 2020 Office, and host Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World, joined 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.
Reem Al Hashimy commented, "Engaging with Dubai's industry leaders and seeking their insight is key to the success of Expo 2020 Dubai. We are pleased that 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." DP World Chairman, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, said, "We were 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 U.A.E. will lay the foundation for the huge success we know Expo 2020 will be."