Big event that is set to kick off today
Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum visited the Dubai Airshow 2019 site to inspect the preparations for the big event that is set to kick off today at its purpose-built venue at Dubai World Central (DWC).
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was accompanied on his tour by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Emirates Group, and Chairman of the organizing committee of the Dubai Airshow; Major General Abdullah Al Hashmi, Assistant Undersecretary for Support Services at the UAE Ministry of Defence; Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police; HE Khalifa Saeed Sulaiman, Director General of Dubai's Protocol Department; members of the Dubai Airshow Organising Committee; and other officials.
During the tour, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum listened to a briefing presented by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum and Major General Abdullah Al Hashmi on the preparations for the event including the facilities for exhibitors.
The 2019 show will build on the overwhelming success of the last event , where more than 160 official delegations and 1,300 governmental and private companies from the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa are participating in the event that has become one of the top three airshows in the world.
Concluding his tour, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that the United Arab Emirates welcomes its guests and wished the airshow success in its latest edition.
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