Sheikh Saif honoured for Expo 2020 Dubai work


The honour recognizes the contributions and unlimited support of Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan in presenting a remarkable edition of the global event…reports Asian Lite News

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, honoured H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, in recognition of his exceptional contributions to making Expo 2020 Dubai a success.

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council; and H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, attended the honouring ceremony.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed stressed that the efforts of Lt. General Sheikh Saif and his strong contributions to the success of events organised in the country, reflect his dedication to serving the nation and represent a great example to follow.

Sheikh Mohammed expressed his pride in the exceptional success of Expo 2020 Dubai, which reflects the civilisation, growth and development of the UAE.

The honour recognises the contributions and unlimited support of Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan in presenting a remarkable edition of the global event.

‘We are all proud of Expo 2020 Dubai’

Sheikh Sabah Al Khalid Al Sabah, Prime Minister of Kuwait, said the UAE has created a convenient environment for overcoming the psychological effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and, due to its leadership, it has proven its ability to host millions of people.

In an exclusive statement to the Emirates News Agency (WAM), Al Sabah said hosting Expo 2020 Dubai and the World Government Summit gave everyone an opportunity for expression after the COVID-19 pandemic, which has changed the world.

Expo 2020 Dubai is showcasing international civilisations and cultures, he added, noting that the event is a model of excellent preparations and organisation.

All Arabs are proud of the major international event, which is taking place for the first time in the region.

On his participation in the World Government Summit, he stressed that the UAE has created a platform for communication and coordination on various issues, including science, health, innovation and technology.

Prime Minister of Kuwait then wished the UAE success and prosperity.

PCFC launches new corporate identity

The Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) today announced its new corporate identity based on three basic principles; Globality, Sustainability and Communication.

Designed in the form of a globe, the new logo features three main colours representing the areas supervised by the Corporation – gold symbolising sand, blue representing water and white representing space.

Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, launched the new logo at an official ceremony held at the DP World pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, on the sidelines of the World Government Summit 2022. The launch event was attended by the Corporation’s Board of Directors; Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director-General of Dubai Customs and CEO of PCFC; and the executive directors of the various PCFC departments and sectors.

Speaking at the launch event, Bin Sulayem said, “Today we announce the launch of PCFC’s new corporate identity, which marks a new phase in our growth. The new logo represents our aspirations for the future and the next stage in our journey of excellence. Based on three elements: Global, Sustainability and Communication, the new corporate identity reflects the vision of our leadership and the strategic priorities of the Dubai government.”

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“The elements and components of our new logo are inspired by our leadership’s vision to strengthen Dubai’s position at the forefront of global efforts to enhance sustainable development. The Corporation provides services across the emirate, including in free zones and special development zones, as well as coastal areas and Dubai’s waters. Our customs services play a key role in enhancing security as well as economic and commercial growth,” he added.

The launch ceremony held today featured the screening of a film announcing the logo, followed by the launch of the corporation’s new website and corporate identity.