Finland will participate in the World Expo organised in Dubai in 2020. By being a part of this expo, Finland aims to promote Finnish companies internationally, attract investments, as well as strengthen its positive nation brand and visibility in tourism.
–"The United Arab Emirates is one of Finland's most important trade partners in the Middle East and Persian Gulf area", says Mika Lintilä, the Finnish Minister of Economic Affairs.
–"Together with high technology and cleantech, Finnish know-how in education and health services are the main areas of interest in the UAE", Mr Lintilä states.
The Dubai Expo 2020 will take place between 20.10.2020 and 14.04.2021. The main theme of the exhibition is "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future". Organised in the United Arab Emirates, 180 countries will participate, and around 25 million visitors are expected to explore the expo.
The full press release is available at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment website, currently only in Finnish.