Al Ansari backs Dubai’s Expo 2020 bid
Dubai, January 27, 2013
Al Ansari Exchange, a UAE based foreign exchange and money transfer company, has announced its full support for Dubai’s candidacy as host city to the World Expo 2020.
Held every five years over a period of six months, the World Expo aims to promote the development of the world economy, culture, science and technology. The expo has never been held in the Middle East, Africa and South East Asia.
Al Ansari Exchange will adopt the official ‘Expo 2020 Dubai, UAE Candidate City’ logo in its corporate email signatures and official correspondence to express full support for the event across all its international agents and banks.
The company receipts will also feature the logo until September 2013, and special ‘Bid Supporter’ stickers will be displayed in more than 120 of its branches across the UAE.
“Since the exhibition held in London in 1851, the World Expos has served as a vital platform for strengthening global unity, celebrating cultural diversity and showcasing technological advancements,” said Rashed Ali Al Ansari, general manager, Al Ansari Exchange.
“The Expo brings significant economic, cultural and social rewards to its host, so we are all pushing hard behind Dubai’s candidacy. A win would be significant not only locally but regionally as well. Al Ansari Exchange is proud to be part of efforts to make history and uplift the image of the UAE and the entire Mena and SA region for the world to admire,” he added.
The next World Expo will be held in Milan, Italy, in 2015 with a focus on ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life.’
The UAE is bidding to host the World Expo 2020 in Dubai under the theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future.’ – TradeArabia News Service