His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, visited the site of Expo 2020 accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council to review the progress of the project since the UAE won its bid to stage the event in 2013.
During the visit, H.H Sheikh Mohammed affirmed the importance of the involvement of youth in the Expo 2020 journey as the expo presents opportunities to inspire youth to be active contributors in shaping the future. Sheikh Mohammed visited the Expo 2020 site a day after the UAE celebrated its 47th National Day. The first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region in the 167 year history of the event, Expo 2020 provides a unique opportunity to inspire the youth.