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Launch of the largest volunteer-based community service project in the Emirates

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The Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, General Commissioner of Expo 2020 Dubai, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, stated that the achievements of Expo 2020 Dubai are exceptional in every way, and it would not have been possible to achieve this perfect without this huge battalion of volunteers. that they tested in the field, all of them members of a group of committed and dedicated professionals whose functions cover all areas of the Expo.
This came during a ceremony organized by the Ministry of Tolerance and Coexistence at Expo 2020 Dubai to sign a memorandum of understanding between the Ministry and the Expo 2020 Dubai office, which relates to the transfer of the Expo volunteer file to the Ministry of Tolerance and Coexistence as one of the legacies of Expo 2020 that will continue after the conclusion of this great international exhibition in order to activate the role of Expo volunteers in various community activities at the state level, and the ceremony was attended by the Minister of State for International Cooperation, General Director of Expo 2020 Dubai, Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemi, and General Director of the Ministry of Tolerance and Coexistence, Afra Al Sabri.

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, in his speech to his fellow Expo volunteers, added: “Yes, you heard me right, I am also a volunteer here at Expo Dubai 2020. But I am also sad to say goodbye to such an amazing experience.” and to the people with whom I worked very closely, and I was very pleased with their good feeling, respect and communication with them”, expressing his hope that all Expo 2020 volunteers will work in the coming days to review this period, its impact in developing their abilities, and enhancing their own experience. In the field of volunteering, emphasizing that every volunteer should feel deep satisfaction because they savored the pleasure of helping others, and that they were part of something great, and that they made their contributions according to a general system to make a better world, expressing confidence that each of the participants of the volunteer program will consider with great pride their experience as a volunteer at Expo 2020.

He explained that “volunteer work and upholding the value of the public interest are among the hallmarks of the UAE, which currently enjoys a prominent position regionally and internationally thanks to the support and assistance provided by our leadership to all , and the sincere efforts put forth by its citizens and residents for the benefit of all.” The firm belief that volunteering, as someone once said, is a moral virtue that expresses love for humanity, because it unites all human beings for a common cause, supporting each other for the benefit of all, therefore volunteering will continue to be an important value in the UAE that shapes the framework of our lives and our future.


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