ICESCO congratulates Saudi Arabia on Riyadh winning the bid to host Expo 2030
29 November 2023
The Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) extends its congratulations to the esteemed leadership, government, and people of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the well-deserved win to host Expo 2030 in Riyadh, by securing two-thirds out of 165 votes, as reported by the International Bureau of Exhibitions.
Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, ICESCO Director-General, commended this victory, stating that it is yet another major score to be added to the remarkable achievements of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, under the wise leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, and the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, H.R.H. Mohammed bin Salman. Dr. AlMalik further highlighted that this milestone is a tangible manifestation of the success of Saudi Vision 2030, which aspires to position Riyadh among the top 10 global cities.
Moreover, he underscored that hosting this international event in Riyadh is an opportunity to showcase the rich cultural aspects of the Islamic world and their contributions to human civilization throughout history, within its areas of expertise, conveying his strong belief that Riyadh will present an exceptional edition of the Expo, captivating the world through this monumental international event. The Director-General also expressed the Organization’s keen interest in taking part in the preparations for “Expo Riyadh 2030.”
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