Eng. Mohamed Ali Al-Khouri, Secretary General of Expo 2023 Doha Horticulture and Director of the Department of Public Parks at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, participated in the 167th General Assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) in Paris on December 1, 2020.
- E. Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al-Thani, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the state of Qatar to the Republic of France, said: “Efforts are continuing in preparation for Qatar’s hosting of the upcoming Expo 2023 despite the negative impact of the pandemic on changing the hosting year.”
During the meeting, Mr. Mohammed Ali Al Khouri, Secretary General of the Expo, presented the latest developments to members and attendees of the BIE General Assembly. He pointed out that this important event will contribute to providing pivotal foundations for potential investments in innovative agricultural technologies, and promoting global environmental awareness as well as support the conversion of drylands into agricultural areas.
He also renewed the invitation to all BIE member states and horticulture supporters around the world to visit Doha in 2023, not only to learn about our unique heritage but to become an integral part of this new awareness and global movement towards a “green desert, a better environment”, the official theme of the Expo.
The Doha Horticulture Expo 2023 will open in October 2023 and will host 179 days of celebrations during Qatar’s mild winter, until its conclusion on March 28, 2024. It is expected to attract more than 3 million visitors from more than 80 countries and will be held in Al-Bidaa Park, one of the most popular public places in the heart of Doha.
Source: Ministry of Municipality and Environment