Chile is intensifying preparations for its participation at Expo 2020 Dubai.
The South American country will take part in the event under the theme of ‘Sustainability, diversity, tradition, and progress’.
On its 700 square metre country pavilion, Chile will be showcasing sustainable and reliable food production; renewable energy; productive and sustainable mining; sustainable tourism; entrepreneurship and innovation; sustainable infrastructure; astronomy and solid institutions.
“The priority for Chile at Expo 2020 will be to highlight the four pillars which embody our nation.
“We are a land of geographic extremes, with desert, mountains, glaciers and coastline.
“A country where contemporary co-exists with tradition, through the heart and soul of the Chilean people,” said Alvaro Saieh, commissioner general of Chile.
“Chile is a country dedicated to progress and sustainable development, enhancing the quality of life for our citizens.
“A country with a solid reputation, a country that is considered a true and trusted partner,” he added.
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