Dubai: The President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, CEO and Founder of the Emirates Group, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum has been appointed as the Chairman of Expo City Dubai Authority.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, issued Resolution No.27 of 2022 to formalize the appointment.
The Ruler of Dubai also issued Resolution No.28 of 2022 appointing Ms. Reem Al Hashemy as Chief Executive Officer of Expo City Dubai Authority. Both resolutions will be effective from their date of publication in the Official Gazette.
EXPO CITY DUBAI AUTHORITY
Earlier, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid had formally established Expo City Dubai and Expo City Dubai Authority, the entity responsible for the management of the City which was transformed once Expo 2020 Dubai was over.
Law No.14 of 2022 also detailed about the Authority’s objectives, functions, organizational structure, and the responsibilities of its Chairman and CEO.
Furthermore, the Law covered the financial resources and budget of the Authority, regulations and rules governing its operations, including the establishment and licensing of companies and institutions under its purview, and the obligations of licensees.
Building on the exceptional success of Expo 2020 Dubai, Expo City Dubai Authority seeks to boost efforts to reinforce Dubai’s position as a leading destination for global exhibitions and events.
The Authority will facilitate the sharing of knowledge and experiences related to the management and organization of major global and regional events in Dubai.
Furthermore, Expo City Dubai Authority seeks to consolidate relationships forged during Expo 2020 Dubai with countries, organizations, institutions and investment funds. The Authority’s objectives are aligned with Dubai’s strategic vision for attracting investments, companies and institutions from across the world.