HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki al-Subaie has visited the introductory pavilion of Expo 2023 Doha, located within the ministry's pavilion at the ongoing Qatar International Agricultural Exhibition (AgriteQ) and Qatar International Environmental Exhibition (EnviroteQ) at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC).
HE the Minister was accompanied on a tour of the pavilion by Mohamed Ali al-Khoury, the secretary-general of the Horticultural Expo 2023 Doha and chairman of the exhibition organising committee.
During the visit, HE al-Subaie was briefed on the efforts made to host Expo 2023 Doha under the theme *Green Desert, Better Environment from October 2023 until March 28, 2024, hosting 179 days of celebrations during the moderate Qatari winter, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) said in a statement yesterday.
Expo 2023 Doha will be hosted at Al Bidda Park and is expected to attract more than 3mn visitors from over 80 countries, the statement notes.
It will enhance co-operation and exchange of knowledge between countries, and address fundamental and sensitive issues related to healthy lifestyles, environment-friendly green economy, sustainable lifestyle, as well as education and innovation.
Meanwhile, AgriteQ and EnviroteQ continues at the DECC, having "great resonance among workers in the agricultural and environmental sectors and attracting interested people from various countries despite being held this year under exceptional circumstances", the statement adds.