Bosnia and Herzegovina will be one of 192 countries to participate at the world exhibition Expo 2020 Dubai, thus continuing the tradition of participating in world exhibitions since 1998. The slogan of this year’s exhibition is “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, and it will last until 31 March 2022.
For the first time in the history of Expo each participant will have a pavilion, and the government of Sarajevo Canton took over the management of the BiH pavilion. At the end of October 2021, the Ministry of Economy of Sarajevo Canton and Expo 2020 Dubai LLC.-SO signed an agreement on BiH participation at Expo 2020. On behalf of the Ministry of Economy of Sarajevo Canton, Minister Adnan Delić, who is also the president of the Organizing Committee for Expo 2020, attended the signing ceremony.
“Expo 2020 is unique in a way that it builds a better world and shapes the future through self-sustainability, mobility, and opportunities. “We are proud to have the opportunity to show the world that we can keep up with global trends and participate in this world platform to present entrepreneurs from all over Bosnia and Herzegovina. We are preparing the tender through which all interested entrepreneurs can apply to attend this exhibition and present their business activities, innovations, and all the opportunities our country offers. Special focus will be on promoting food and agriculture, pharmaceutical, ICT, and tourism industries.” – said Minister Delić after signing the Agreement.
The government of Sarajevo Canton has invested 4.2 million BAM in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s presentation at Expo 2020, thus enabling the promotion of our country’s potentials. Besides entrepreneurs, BiH artists will also have the opportunity to present themselves to the whole world and promote BiH’s unique tradition and culture. The pavilion of Bosnia and Herzegovina will be ready by 18 December 2021, our country’s National Day and the official presentation at Expo 2020.