Dubai: “The Gulf”
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, may God protect him, in his capacity as Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, issued Decree No. (15) of 2022, forming the Higher Oversight Committee Expo 2020 Dubai, led by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum.
His Highness also issued Decree No. (16) of 2022, continuing the work of the “Dubai Expo” Preparatory Committee and the Director General of the “Expo Bureau”, in carrying out the tasks and powers that were entrusted to them for six months, subject to extension, provided that the two decrees are executed from the date of their issuance, and are published in the official gazette.
The committee includes among its members: Muhammad Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Reem Al Hashemi, Abdul Rahman Al Saleh and Hilal Al Marri, provided that the mandate is three years, subject to extension by decision of His Highness the President of the Executive Council. of the Emirate of Dubai, based on the recommendation of His Highness the Chairman of the Committee.
In light of what is specified by Decree No. (15), the Superior Committee will assume a set of tasks and powers, among which the following stand out: elaborate the general policy for the development of the Expo 2020 Dubai region, supervise the implementation , govern and develop the projects, initiatives, programs and activities that are established in this region, and supervise the preparation of the Implementation of the comprehensive plan for the development of the “Expo Zone”, in coordination with the corresponding authorities, and confirm the compatibility of its elaboration and development, in accordance with the approved strategic performance plans and indicators, and its alignment with government priorities and approved objectives in the matter.
The Higher Committee will also supervise the rehabilitation of the infrastructure of the “Expo Dubai” zone, ensure the implementation of the necessary rehabilitation and development processes, and supervise the provision of investment opportunities in it, in partnership with the private sector, in addition to adopt the promotion and marketing plan for the area at a local and global level, in coordination with the corresponding authorities.
The decree clarified the mechanism for holding meetings of the Supreme Committee, providing that, at its first meeting, a vice president would be elected. The decree also stipulated that the Supreme Committee would have a rapporteur appointed by its president. The decree clarified the administrative and organizational tasks entrusted to the decision of the committee. The decree also establishes that the committee will have an administrative and executive body, which will be appointed by the president or whoever he delegates, and will provide administrative and technical support to the Supreme Committee, the subcommittees and work teams that it forms, to enable compliance with the functions entrusted to it by the provisions of this decree.
The decree obliged all government agencies and relevant authorities in the emirate concerned to develop and develop the “Expo Dubai” area, fully cooperate with the Supreme Committee, its subcommittees and their working teams, and provide the data, information, statistics . , documents and studies that you request and that you deem necessary to be able to carry out the tasks that have been entrusted to you. The President of the Committee will issue the necessary decisions to comply with the provisions of this Decree.
Decree No. (16) stipulated the continuation of the “Preparatory Committee for World Expo 2020”, which was formed by Decree No. (49) of 2013, and the “Expo Dubai 2020 Office” established by Decree No. 30 of 2014, and the General Director of the designated office In accordance with Decree No. (31) of 2014, in the exercise of the functions and powers entrusted to them for a period of six months, counted from the entry in force of this decree, with the possibility of extending the aforementioned period for other similar periods, by decision of the President of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Dubai, based on the recommendation of the President of the Preparatory Committee, who may specify subcommittees whose work is required continue for the specified period.
Dubai: “The Gulf”