The prime minister of Iraq S.Al-sudani, participated in the opening ceremony of the International horticultural expo. Expo was held in Doha,Qatar, at the all-green Al Bidda Park.The theme of this year expo was “Green desert,better environment”
The event ceremony took place in the presence of the Emir of Qatar , Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, as well as many leaders and top diplomats from across the world.
Qatar’s prime minister delivered an inaugural speech at the opening ceremony. The foreign minister of Qatar also addressed the attendees of the expo.
Emir of Qatar ,Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, invited the prime minister of Iraq to attend the opening ceremony of the expo. Meanwhile, the PM of Iraq accepted the invitation and went to Doha,Qatar.
Doha International Horticultural Expo mainly focused on the horticulture and how to address climate change and desertification, with special emphasiss on critical challenges for the region and the world.
As per the PM of Iraq, this expo is a great opportunity for Iraq to learn many things from the experience and ideas exhibited at the exhibition. In addtion to it expo also provides a significant opportunity for Iraq to invite international investors for agreements and partnerships that aim to bring improvement and innovations in the agricultural sectors in Iraq.
Iraq can also learn many techniques at the expo to mitigate the impacts of desertification and drought.
Prime minister also said that Iraq would present the investment opportunities within the agricultural sector. Moreover, these investment opportunities will perfectly align with the government’s objectives to enhance the agricultural sector and environmental conditions.
The presentation of Iraq at the event, along with other things, also highlights the successful agricultural initiatives carried out by private sectors in Iraq.
On the other side, Qatari officials said they are very hopeful that this expo will serve as a wake up call for the needs of the environment , especially amid the natural calamities that are increasing day by day.
The official also added that Qatar is honoured to host this mega event, and this is in line with Qatar’s commitment towards sustainable development.
This big horticulture event is the biggest of its kind in the Middle East region and North Africa. Notably, this is the first-ever expo taking place in an area with a dry climate.
The horticulture event in 2023 will again bring back the small Gulf state of Qatar into the limelight.Before this event, Qatar successfully hosted the FIFA World Football Cup in 2022.
It is to be specifically mentioned that the visitors will get the opportunity to walk through the garden, attend informative talks and conferences, and will get the opportunity to indulge in international cuisines .
The exhibition site has been divided into three main areas that include family , cultural and international areas. All of these areas will be packed with entertaining performances and attractive activities for the visitors.
At the same time, other attractions will include a cultural bazaar, a farmer market, and the environment centre and biodiversity museum that will display environmental science , renewable energy demonstration and technologies.
Different range of activities will take place through the whole month of October like cultural workshops , Turkish performances,eco workshops and a celebration of Barundi, ‘s national day.