His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, directed to grant Dubai government employees an exceptional paid leave, to enable them and their families to visit “Expo 2020 Dubai”, which represents the major global event of the importance of being the umbrella under which the world will gather. To showcase the creativity, cultures and innovations presented by 192 countries, for the first time in the region.

The leave of up to six days can be used during the exhibition period, which extends from the first of next October until the end of March 2022, to enable the employee and his family to visit the world together in one place, and learn about the solutions and inventions that people are preparing for the future, especially since the event comes in An exceptional period with which the world is preparing to overcome one of the biggest challenges it has faced in its modern history, with the innovations and ideas that the participating countries will present, which will inspire visitors and followers to benefit from them in developing their own capabilities, refining professional expertise, and expanding the knowledge pool.

His Highness, the Crown Prince of Dubai, said: "Expo is a unique event with which the world gathers in Dubai, bringing with it knowledge, cultures and creativity from all over the world. Our goal is to implement the slogan of Connecting Minds and Creating the Future into a practical reality and tangible positive results. We want our team to be in line with global development and familiar with the Creative ideas coming from all over the world.”

His Highness added: "The government of Dubai has established a unique work model and has made creativity as its foundation and aim to reach the highest levels of excellence... which calls for reviewing successful experiences and creative ideas to inspire new frameworks to help achieve the ambitious goals with which the UAE is preparing for the next fifty years... We have A rare opportunity to get acquainted with the features of the future among the sides of the Expo, and we want our team to make the most possible use of the world’s experiences, expertise and creativity, to be inspired by the best solutions, practices and tools necessary to cross into the future and achieve leadership in it.”

The directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to grant Dubai employees the exceptional leave, come within the framework of his continuous keenness to create all conditions that support the Dubai government team, create an encouraging environment for them and provide various guarantees that enable them to achieve higher levels of performance, up to the level of The leadership’s ambitions and the strategic objectives it has identified for the next stage, in addition to His Highness’ keenness to give the Dubai government team the full opportunity to achieve a balance between their job duties and family obligations, which will ensure the employee psychological and social stability, and enable him to raise his level of productivity, within a model work environment that upholds the employee’s interest. It guarantees its uniqueness.