India signs MoU with World Expo 2020 Dubai

India and World Expo 2020 signed participants’ contract on April 10, 2018 for India’s pavilion in the World Expo 2020 which will be held in Dubai. The contract agreement was signed by Manoj K Dwivedi, Joint Secretary in the Union Ministry of Commerce and Najeeb Mohammed Al Ali, Executive Director of Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau.

Various state governments, ministries and major industry associations and businesses have shown their interest in participating in the World Expo 2020 which will be held for six months beginning in October 2020. India has already designated Binoy Kumar, Special Secretary in the Department of Commerce, as Director General of World Expo 2020 Dubai.

Key Highlights:-
1. Focus will be given to India’s advances in Space, Pharma, IT, Renewable Energy and Telecom sectors at the pavilion.
2. The contract provides for the setting up of India’s pavilion at Expo 2020 on an extra large plot of about one acre in the ‘Opportunity’ segment.
3. Moreover, leading industries and businesses will work in tune with the Central government and State governments to participate in India’s pavilion.

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