Bosnia and Herzegovina marked its National Day at Expo 2020 Dubai

Bosnia and Herzegovina marked its National Day at Expo 2020 Dubai

Dubai, December 18, 2021 – Bosnia and Herzegovina marked its National Day at Expo 2020 Dubai in the presence of the United Arab Emirates statesmen and other guests.

Each country’s participation at Expo 2020 Dubai is marked by the national day. The official ceremony of BiH’s National Day included addressing Heads of Delegation, the BiH flag raising, playing the national anthem, addressing the official representatives of BiH delegation, and cultural performances that were held in the pavilion of Bosnia and Herzegovina with a particular emphasis to our country’s cultural heritage.

The official ceremony of BiH was opened by Hammad Ahmad AlRahoomi, First Deputy Speaker of the UAE Parliament, who welcomed dr. Denis Zvizdić and the delegation of BiH at Expo 2020 Dubai, emphasized that the UAE is a friend of BiH today just as it was in the nineties.

On behalf of the delegation of BiH, Denis Zvizdić, the Chairman of the Parliamentary Assembly, welcomed everyone and thanked the hosts for the opportunity given to our country, pointing out natural, geographical, and other advantages that make BiH an ideal destination for safe and profitable investment in Southeast Europe.

“We are proud to participate at Expo 2020 Dubai and be able to emphasize our country’s hospitality, nature, inspirational communities, innovativeness, and differences. Alongside rich investment opportunities and natural resources, we are looking forward to presenting beauties of our country to tourists and introducing investors to the prosperity of its business landscape, highly qualified and educated people, and advanced industries.”, said Dr. Denis Zvizdić.

Businessmen from Bosnia and Herzegovina joined the official delegation to attend BiH’s Country Business Briefing (CBB) on December 29, 2021, where they presented all that BiH has to offer when it comes to businesses, small and big enterprises, appealing projects in transport, energy, IT, wood and metal, and agriculture industries, as well as tourism.

Celebration of the National Day of BiH included a rich cultural program consisting of KUD Baščaršija’s Gluho Glamočko Kolo and Pjesma u Tepsiji, performances by Divanhana and Marija Šestić who presented the authentic musical tradition of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

You can find more details about BiH’s participation at Expo 2020 Dubai at https://expo2020bih.ba/.