Flag raising ceremony on Syria National Day


Press report – to participate with SANA  and the Syrian Arab Media Foundation

In the presence of Syrian and Emirates  sides

The Syrian National Day celebration on  Expo 2020, Dubai, was launched on  Sunday, 14 November2021. In the  presence of His Excellency the Minister  of Economy and Foreign Trade, Dr.  Mohamed Khalil, and His Excellency the  Associate Minister for Foreign Affairs and  Diaspora Dr. Ayman Susan, and His  Excellency Dr. Ghassan Abbas the  Ambassador of Syria to the United Arab  Emirates and Commissioner-General of  the Syrian pavilion of Exp2020 Dubai in  the presence of large delegation of   representatives and members of the  Syrian Chambers of Commerce, Industry  and Tourism. From the United Arab  Emirates side, His Excellency Dr. Thani  bin Ahmed Al Zioudi, Minister of State for  Foreign Trade, His Excellency Khalifa   Shaheen Al-Murr, Minister of State,  Ministry of Foreign Affairs and  International Cooperation, and Her  Excellency Reem bint Ibrahim Al- Hashimi,
 State minister of International  Cooperation and Director-General of  Expo 2020 Dubai.

 The celebrations began with the official  launch ceremony at the Al-wasl plaza  which held the Syrian flag – raising  ceremony and official words by the Syrian and Emirates sides, followed by a  Syrian musician and dancer  performance. The Emirates delegation  also hosted representatives of the Syrian delegation on an official tour to the  Emirates pavilion and the Expo 2020  Dubai management pavilion. This was  followed by a visit of the two delegations  to the Syrian pavilion to tour and learn  about the contents of the pavilion and its  exhibits, which include a replica of the  Ugarit alphabet, the first alphabet in  history, a musical and visual performance   of the Nikal song, the first music notation in history, as well as an art exhibition b  y distinguished Syrian artists entitled “I am Syrian.


 The two delegations also held a press  conference at which they spoke to    representatives of the media about  Syrian participation in Expo. The  conference was held in the main area of  the Syrian pavilion, which includes some 1,500 paintings sent by Syrians from  Syria and all over the world, as a  message and window through which the  world sees Syria.