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The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Pavilion Kicks Off at the Expo 2023 Doha

December 13, 2023

The African continent takes centre stage this week with the opening of the Democratic Republic of the Congo pavilion at the Expo 2023 Doha. The pavilion stands as an attraction in its own right, with its eccentric architectural features and circular shape mimicking a royal crown adorned with two golden stars, it invited visitors on a journey filled with natural Congolese landmarks, heritage, and finest produce such as domestically grown bananas and peppers.

In a ribbon cutting ceremony, Expo 2023 Doha and Republic of the Congo officials delivered heartfelt speeches which underscore the strength of the bilateral relationship and highlights the need to cooperate further in the space of sustainability and cultural exchange.

This latest opening provides an additional opportunity to broaden perspectives and encourage mutual learnings in the area of ancestral agricultural practices and nature preservation. As both nations ramp up their capabilities to fend off desertification and water scarcity, the opening lends itself to exchanging best practices and time-honoured knowledge that puts the preservation of nature front and centre.

As Expo 2023 Doha continues to achieve remarkable inroads, the Republic of the Congo Pavilion promises to be a standout destination, inviting an increasing number of visitors to delve into the heart of DRCs’ unique cultural and economic narrative.

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