State of Qatar Seals Contract to Officially Participate in World Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai

October 26, 2022

The State of Qatar has signed a contract for its official participation with a national pavilion in the World Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai, scheduled to be held from April 13 until October 13, 2025, in Osaka, Japan.

The participation contract was signed by Mr Nasser Mohammed Al-Muhannadi, Deputy Commissioner-General and Chairman of the Preparation Committee for the State of Qatar’s Participation in World Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai. From the Japanese side, the contract was signed by His Excellency the Commissioner General of the Japan Association for Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai, in the presence of Mr Abdulbasit Al-Ajji, Vice Chairman of the Preparation Committee and the preparation of the State of Qatar pavilion, along with a number of officials in the Expo’s organizing committee.

The Preparation Committee for the State of Qatar’s Participation in World Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai, composed of representatives from several State authorities, has commenced action as of the decision to form it.

The Committee shall handle preparing the needed equipment for the State’s participation in the World Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai. It shall also take on designing a distinguished, top-notch pavilion. To these ends, the Committee is holding periodic meetings in order to ensure the State of Qatar makes a distinguished, admirable participation.

Themed ‘Designing Future Society for Our Lives’, the World Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai focuses on three sub-themes: Saving Lives, Empowering Lives, and Connecting Lives.  150 countries and 25 international organizations are expected to participate in the Expo, and the projected number of visitors is some 82 million visitors, of which 3.5 million are from outside Japan.

The Expo activities and events are in line with the United Nations’ sustainable development goals, the 2030 Agenda, aimed at achieving a diverse, inclusive, and sustainable society.

For Qatar’s part, its participation in the World Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai is an opportunity to strengthen trade, industrial, and investment cooperation relations with the various participating countries.

This will contribute to supporting the economic sectors that serve Qatar’s development trends, including the industrial, commercial, and tourism sectors.

Moreover, this participation gives Qatari businessmen and companies access to building strong relations with the Japanese side, hence allowing the establishment of businesses and partnerships in various sectors, especially as Osaka is one of Japan’s business hubs.