DUBAI 1 July 2019: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has directed that the next edition of the World Government Summit will be held at Expo 2020 Dubai from November 22nd to 25th, 2020.
The ‘World Government Summit- Expo 2020’ will be the biggest gathering yet since its inception with an expected attendance of over 10,000 high-profile officials, 30 international organisations and 600 experts and scholars.
The four-day summit, expected to draw over 100,000 participants through its diverse futuristic programmes and pavilions, aims to cement the event’s status as a global platform dedicated to shaping the future of governments worldwide.
“Dubai will witness a different milestone in 2020 as a major station in the agenda of over 190 countries. We will host an exceptional expo and summit, and invite the world to discuss the future,” said Sheikh Mohammed.
“World Government Summit will represent the intellectual hub of Expo 2020 Dubai. Our aim is to organise a full-scale global event,” he said adding, “Combining the World Government Summit and Expo 2020 Dubai establishes a pioneering edition of the World Expos that will connect the past, present, and future of nations.
“2020 will be the year of unifying efforts towards cementing the UAE’s new global status,” he said.