Qatar prepares for International Horticultural Expo 2023 in Doha
Doha: The State of Qatar, represented by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, participated in the 168th General Assembly for Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), which was held via video conference.
The State of Qatar was represented in the meeting by the Secretary-General of the International Horticultural Expo 2023 Doha and Director of the Public Parks Department at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, Eng. Muhammad Ali Al Khouri.
Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the French Republic H E Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al Thani said in an opening speech during the general assembly that work is ongoing in Qatar to host the Expo 2023, despite the negative impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
For his part, Al Khouri discussed the latest developments related to the expo, noting that the event will contribute to providing the basis for potential investments in innovative agricultural technologies, and will increase environmental awareness worldwide, in addition to supporting the reclamation of dry land to agricultural areas.
He renewed his call for BIE state members to visit Doha in 2023, not just to get to know Qatar’s unique heritage, but to also become part of the new movement towards a “Green Desert, Better Environment”, the theme of the expo in 2023.