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CEO of the Royal Commission for Riyadh announces Saudi Arabia’s readiness to host Expo 2030 ‏

The mission of the International Bureau of Exhibitions, the authority concerned with assessing the ability of the candidate cities to host the “Expo 2030” exhibition, intensified its ministerial-level meetings during the past few days.


It made tours to see the infrastructure of the Saudi capital, Riyadh, which is currently running to host a major international event of its kind.


Prince Mohammed bin Salman received in Riyadh, on Tuesday, the head of the International Bureau of Exhibitions, Patrick Spectre, and his accompanying delegation.


During that reception, the file on Saudi Arabia’s hosting of the “Riyadh Expo 2030” exhibition was reviewed.


The members of the International Bureau of Exhibitions delegation held meetings and dialogue sessions with a number of ministers, in the past few days.


They learned about Saudi Arabia’s development plans for the proposed site to host Expo 2030 Riyadh.


This was during the fourth day of the delegation’s visit to the city of Riyadh aimed at discussing the Kingdom’s file to host the “International Expo 2030”.


Saudi Minister of Tourism, Ahmed Al-Khatib, affirmed the continuation of efforts to develop a sustainable tourism sector, and the development of tourism.


He also referred to the capital’s readiness to host the Expo, in order to ensure that it accommodates the largest number of visitors to the “Riyadh Expo 2030” exhibition.


The Minister of Economy, Faisal Al-Ibrahim, also referred to Saudi Arabia’s efforts to diversify the economy and increase the share and contribution of non-oil activities and the private sector in the gross domestic product.

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