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New committee to supervise Expo 2020 Dubai District

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A special committee has been set up in Dubai to supervise the transformation of the Expo 2020 site into District 2020.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has issued a decree forming the Supreme Committee to Supervise the Expo 2020 Dubai District.

The committee has a term of three years and it will be chaired by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum.

It will oversee all aspects related to the development and governance of the District in coordination with relevant authorities.

It’s also tasked with approving marketing and promotional activities for the zone in addition to the provision of investment opportunities in partnership with the private sector.

As per the latest decree, an administrative and executive body will be created to provide administrative and technical support to the Supreme Committee and its sub-committees and work teams.

Members of the Supreme Committee include Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Reem bint Ebrahim Al Hashimy, Abdul Rahman Saleh Al Saleh and Helal Saeed Al Marri.

Sheikh Mohammed has also issued another decree extending the terms of the Expo 2020 Dubai Preparatory Committee, and the Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau and its Director General by six months, starting from the effective date of the Decree.

Their terms can be extended for similar periods.

The two decrees are effective from the date of their issuance and will be published in the Official Gazette.

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