The National Media Council (NMC) arranged symbolic celebrations to mark the UAE's National Day at Expo 2017 Astana, which ends on Sunday, September 10, 2017, in the Kazakh capital.
A long-standing tradition at world expos, the “symbolic national day” enables getting involved countries to showcase their culture, heritage and customs to the international target market. The festivities consisted of a wide range of amazing social and imaginative performances that mirror the UAE's abundant and deep-rooted heritage, including an efficiency by the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development’s UAE National Band for Folklore Arts, along with a flag parade to the UAE Structure and engaging display screens of traditional henna and Arabic calligraphy, with prominent Emirati dishes to example.
The UAE's National Day celebrations were gone to by H.E. Timur Toktabayev, Vice-Minister of Investment and Advancement of the Republic of Kazakhstan; H.E. Mansour Al Mansouri, NMC's Director General; H.E. Dr Mohammad Al Jaber, the UAE's Ambassador to Kazakhstan; and H.E. Salem Al Amri, Commissioner General of the UAE Structure at Expo 2017 Astana; together with a number of notable VIP visitors including the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia, the Ambassador of Kuwait, the Ambassador of Oman, the Ambassador of Jordan and the Ambassador of Morocco.
H.E. Mansour Al Mansouri stated that the UAE's participation in Expo 2017 under the theme of 'Future Energy' was a terrific success. He said thanks to the Republic of Kazakhstan for its outstanding success in holding the event and applauded the country's warm hospitality and ongoing assistance. "The expo enabled us to drop light on our worldwide efforts and success in renewable energy, including projects and efforts important to our management's all natural development vision, which focuses on purchasing its people,” he added.
As the government entity accountable of standing for the UAE in all massive international events, the NMC was responsible for dealing with all elements of the country's engagement in Exposition 2017 Astana, which included developing and constructing the structure, and tackling all organizational, logistical, and coordination responsibilities.
The NMC Director General said thanks to the UAE Embassy in Kazakhstan for its going assistance and expanded his thanks to the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and Masdar for sponsoring the pavilion, in addition to other government entities, such as the Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation and the General Secretariat of the Executive Council and Takatof
Along with the UAE's National Day celebration, the Expo additionally saw the “Emirati-Kazakh Friendship Days” begin last Monday, whereby a series of colourful efficiencies and traditional dancings are slated to happen across all locations of the Kazakh funding Astana. The "Friendship Days" are set up to proceed up until the end of the Expo on September 10.
The UAE's participation at Expo 2017 Astana holds greater importance for the UAE than previous editions, Al Mansouri took place to state, as it indicates the start of the countdown to the highly-anticipated Exposition 2020 Dubai. As the first exposition to be kept in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, H.E. emphasized, the 2020 occasion is not just a source of satisfaction for all Emiratis and expats in the UAE, but a testament to the nation's accomplishments and desires to build an extra innovative, vibrant and prosperous future.
The Only Pavilion Managed Solely by Volunteers
The UAE's pavilion was manned entirely by volunteers from the Emirates. Foundation's "Takatof" program. H.E. Al Mansouri complimented the Emirati youth, explaining them as the true resource of the UAE's wide range. "This reflects the NMC's efforts to reinforce community interaction and volunteer work," he kept in mind, “which, in turn, resonates with the ‘Year of Giving 2017’ initiative launched by President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.”
" The Astana event helps sharpen and develop volunteers' skillsets ahead of the highly-anticipated Expo 2020 Dubai in 3 years, which is expected to draw virtually 30,000 volunteers from numerous nationalities and cultures.”
Half a Million Visitors.
The UAE's pavilion drew majority a million site visitors with its interactive futuristic allure. The screens showcased state-of-the-art options and forward-thinking ideas in extremely engaging and appealing installments, which provided site visitors insight right into the UAE's introducing accomplishments in the global energy arena.
991% Visitor Satisfaction Rate
The UAE's pavilion achieved an outstanding 91% site visitor contentment price, based on the pavilion's material and total visitor experience, which reflects the UAE's efforts and initiatives in the field of renewable energy. The high site visitor satisfaction price is a testimony to the significant degree of company and attention to information at the UAE pavilion.