DUBAI, November 7, 2021 (WAM) – His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, visited the DP World pavilion at EXPO 2020 Dubai. His Highness visited different sections of the pavilion, one of the highlights of the event, presented under the slogan “Making Trade Flow”.
He was briefed on the main features of the DP World pavilion, located in the Al Forsan area. The pavilion demonstrates the connectivity and movement of goods across the globe and highlights the vital role of smarter commerce in the global economy.
During his visit, Sheikh Mohammed said, “The UAE, guided by the vision of its founding fathers, has steadily strengthened its role in the global economy, helping both to accelerate its growth and to shape their future. As a vital trade hub, the United Arab Emirates have developed significant capacities to facilitate international trade, expand connectivity and create strong logistics networks, in partnership with countries and institutions around the world. By deploying cutting-edge technologies, we continue to explore new avenues to contribute to the growth and development of world trade and commerce. ”
Sheikh Mohammed was accompanied on the tour by Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO of DP World, and Abdulla bin Damithan, CEO and Managing Director of DP World & Jafza, and a number of senior government officials and DP World .
He was also briefed on DP World’s range of products and services, which covers all links of the integrated supply chain – from marine and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions. . DP World has an interconnected global network of 190 business units in 68 countries.
DP World officials informed HH Sheikh Mohammed about another innovative technology, BoxBay, the new intelligent High Bay Storage (HBS) system as well as the many other initiatives he has launched as part of his $ 4 billion investment. US dollars in digital technology over four years. Her Highness was also briefed on the high-speed Hyperloop system and its logistics counterpart Cargospeed, created through a partnership between DP World and Virgin Hyperloop.
Visitors to the five-story DP World Flow pavilion, which features four main galleries, have the opportunity to explore the movement of global commerce that is driving the global economy, providing a unique insight into innovative chain technology. ‘supply. The Pavilion’s FlowLive events program brings together government and business leaders to shape the future of global commerce, while its education program seeks to inspire young people to join the logistics industry.
DP World, EXPO 2020 Dubai’s premier global trading partner, has played a crucial role in facilitating the import of Expo-related merchandise and providing event planners with state-of-the-art logistical support. The organization’s pavilion was inaugurated on October 1, when the organization also unveiled its new brand identity.