Palestine has affirmed its support for Saudi Arabia’s bid to host World Expo 2030 in Riyadh, which has received widespread global backing.
Saudi Foreign Affairs Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan thanked his Palestinian counterpart Riyad Al-Maliki during a meeting on the sidelines of the second ministerial meeting between the League of Arab States and Pacific Small Island Developing States on Monday in Riyadh.
During the meeting, the two discussed ways to strengthen relations between Saudi Arabia and Palestine.
Prince Faisal congratulated Al-Maliki on Palestine’s accession to the Bureau International des Expositions, which oversees World Expos.
Alongside Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Italy, and Ukraine have also applied to host the World Expo.
Launched in 1851, the event is the world’s largest platform designed to showcase the most recent breakthroughs and innovations and celebrate the cultural values that link humanity.