(ANSA) - DUBAI, APRIL 26 - "Tomorrow I will inaugurate the Italian pavilion at Expo Dubai, a visible testimony of our attention to the most advanced technologies, but also to the enhancement of our heritage of art, history and culture.
It is no coincidence that the theme we have chosen for the Expo is 'Beauty brings people together'. Beauty can be a vehicle of knowledge and an important instrument of connection, innovation and sustainability ". This was stated by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Luigi DiMaio, speaking this morning at the Dubai Future Foundation, during his visit to the United Arab Emirates." future with the awareness of our past and our values. The Italian government is at your side in this path ", added the minister. ExpoDubai 2020, postponed by one year due to Covid-19, will open its attention to the public in October.
During his visit to the Emirates, the minister highlighted the effectiveness of the Global Start-up Program launched by the ICE, an important element - he said - of the collaboration between Italy and the United Arab Emirates. "I am convinced that attention to innovation, combined with entrepreneurial intuition, is a winning strategy" - he continued -.
"The latest Ice report on Italian innovative start-ups presents very promising numbers in this regard. And I see great satisfaction that an important component of startupperqui is Italian. There are almost 12,000 of them, with a total share capital exceeding 700 million euros. We have start-ups active in many and different sectors: business services, manufacturing, trade ", added the minister, also underlining" the important presence of women and young people in their social structure ". (HANDLE).