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A Global Call for Sustainability at Expo 2023 Doha Opening Ceremony

October 02, 2023

The opening ceremony of Expo 2023 Doha was graced by the presence of Qatar's Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani. In his inaugural speech, Sheikh Mohammed set the tone for the event, emphasising Qatar's unwavering commitment to sustainable development, nationally and internationally. 

He began by expressing Qatar's deep honour in hosting another global event, aligning perfectly with the nation's dedication to sustainability. He described Expo 2023 Doha as a pivotal addition to Qatar's portfolio of initiatives aimed at securing a safer and more sustainable future for the people of the world. 

Sheikh Mohammed's speech went beyond just welcoming attendees to this monumental event. He used the platform to issue a heartfelt call to action, particularly considering the current environmental crises and catastrophes affecting our planet.  

"In times where mankind is affected by unfortunate disasters and catastrophes resulting from our disrespect for our planet and the irresponsible exploitation of natural resources," he declared, "we seek through this global exhibition serious initiatives and partnerships that restore hope for us and future generations." 

Expo 2023 Doha, is not just a gathering of nations; it is a platform for change, a catalyst for environmental development, and an inspiration for us all. 

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