Expo 2020 Dubai on Monday celebrated the National Day of The Gambia, which is participating in the major global event.
The celebration took place under the iconic dome structure of Al Wasl Plaza, an architectural marvel to celebrate the
artificial wonders of a rapidly changing world.
The Gambia’s national day was attended by Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of State of the United Arab Emirates. In addition, the Gambia’s Minister of Tourism and Culture, Hamat Bah, and his colleague Seedy Keita, Gambia’s Minister of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment, as well as senior officials from both countries, witnessed the event.
During his speech, Sheikh Shakhbout said The Gambia had actively participated in World Expos since Expo 2000 in Hanover. As such, he felt honored to attend the celebration of Gambia’s National Day in Dubai.
Sheikh Shakhbout then expressed his joy to welcome visitors worldwide to join the UAE’s Golden Jubilee celebrations.
Gambia’s Minister of Tourism and Culture Hamat Bah expressed his pride in participating in Expo 2020 Dubai, lauding the UAE’s efforts to host the global event amidst the dire conditions facing the world.