Expo 2023 Doha Signs Partnership Agreement with Qatar Museums
Another stride in positioning Qatar as a tourism hub
The Expo 2023 Doha organising committee has signed a collaboration and partnership agreement with Qatar Museums, in yet another stride towards positioning Qatar as a global tourism hub.
The official signing ceremony took place on Monday, 11 September 2023, with the following officials in attendance: His Excellency Dr Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki al-Subaie, the Minister of Municipality and Chairman of the Expo 2023 Committee, Mr. Mohammed Al-Khouri, Secretary General of Expo 2023 Doha and Mr. Mohammed Saad Al-Rumaihi, Qatar Museums Acting CEO.
The partnership underscores Qatar Museums’ commitment to fostering cultural dialogue, with Expo 2023 Doha being expected to attract over 3 million visitors and more than 80 participating countries. Qatar Museums will host a series of artistic and cultural events and performances that are in line with the global event’s themes and objectives, namely the preservation of the environment.
Qatar Museums will also help foster sustainability by highlighting the importance of sustainable activities in our daily lives and ensuring visitors are aware of the significance of sustainability. Moreover, the partnership will solidify Qatar Museums’ reputation as a cultural destination for art enthusiasts, history aficionados, and environmental enthusiasts from around the world.
“Through this partnership with Qatar Museums, Expo 2023 Doha aims to solidify Qatar’s position as a global tourist destination. Qatar Museums will support the international event in a multitude of ways, notably by supporting ecological development initiatives”, said Mr. Mohammed Al-Khouri, Secretary General of Expo 2023 Doha. "The collaboration between Expo 2023 Doha and Qatar Museums marks a pivotal moment in cultural exchange that will create an unprecedented cultural and ecological experience. This exhibition is a testament to the power of cooperation in curating narratives that resonate across cultures and generation”, he added, before concluding: “Through this partnership with Qatar Museums, we aim to break new ground in celebrating the shared human experience with a green lens, in addition to promoting artistic and cultural sustainability.”
Commenting on the partnership, Qatar Museums Acting CEO Mr. Mohammed Saad Al-Rumaihi said: “We are pleased to collaborate with the organising committee of Expo 2023 Doha as part of our vision at Qatar Museums to support all international exhibitions and events hosted by Qatar, namely Expo 2023 Doha which will have a significant positive impact on the local and international cultural landscape”, and added: “As a leading cultural institution in Qatar, our vision goes hand-in-hand with that of Expo 2023 Doha, for we seek to foster sustainable development and ensure all museums in Qatar are low-emission, in line with Qatar National Vision 2030 and the Qatar Museums vision to achieve more sustainable and modern cultural development where humans coexist in harmony with nature.”
With the theme "Green Desert, Better Environment," Expo 2023 Doha strives to foster global unity among nations, organisations, and individuals, encouraging them to explore inventive environmental and horticultural solutions at home and abroad.