Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum visits Syrian pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai


Dubai, SANA- Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, visited on Thursday the Syrian pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.

Sheikh Al Maktoum toured sections of the pavilion and inspected works of a group of Syrian artists and their exhibits of Syria’s brilliant history, the first alphabet, musical record and first poem of Ugarit kingdom.

He listened to an explanation by supervisors of the pavilion about one of the most important exhibits; an original copy of the first written alphabet which was discovered in Ugarit and dates back to nearly 1400 PC.

At the conclusion of the visit, Sheikh Al Maktoum said in a brief posted on Twitter “I visited Today Syria’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai… Syria, the Culture, civilization and alphabet… Syria, the Phoenicians and Aramean and others… Syria, the Arab and Islamic civilization.. Expo has gathered the world cultures today, and Syria embraced them through 8000 years.”