Today, March 6, Microsoft and Expo 2023 Doha signed a contract making Microsoft the Expo’s sole technology partner.
The partnership, which was revealed at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Municipality, reaffirms Expo 2023 Doha’s commitment to showcasing the most cutting-edge technologies during the event, which is scheduled to take place in Al Bidda Park from October 2023 to March 2024.
Expo 2023 Doha Secretary-General Mohammed Ali Al-Khouri stated:
The agricultural and horticultural industries are undergoing rapid technological change right now, and technology plays a critical role in creating sustainable systems that can assist us in overcoming the most urgent environmental challenges. We are pleased to collaborate with the global leader in technology to introduce technology-powered agriculture to the world as the hosts of Expo 2023 Doha, Qatar.
Through this partnership, Microsoft will highlight the Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability solutions available to businesses in a variety of sectors to hasten the accomplishment of their sustainability objectives. The company will also organize hackathons, present the Microsoft Sustainability Partner ecosystem, and facilitate awareness sessions to highlight how businesses and individuals can lower their carbon footprints. Microsoft will also provide smart, cutting-edge technology to Expo 2023 Doha in order to give visitors a distinctive digital experience.
Microsoft Qatar General Manager Lana Khalaf congratulated Qatar on hosting Expo 2023 Doha, the largest horticulture exhibition in the world, which was represented by the Ministry of Municipality. She uttered:
With the goal of assisting governments and businesses in achieving economic and societal benefits and building a more prosperous and sustainable future, we are excited to present our AI-driven solutions specifically created for the agriculture, horticulture, and natural resources conservation sectors.
Expo 2023 Doha, the first A1 horticultural exhibition to be held in the Middle East, aims to welcome three million visitors and will serve as a forum for discussion and action on the region’s most pressing environmental issues, including desertification, food insecurity, water scarcity, and the innovation required to complete the environmental transition and create resilient societies.
Concerning Expo 2023 Doha
The first A1 International Horticultural Exhibition to take place in Qatar, the Middle East, and North Africa will be held at Expo 2023 Doha. Expo 2023 Doha, which is planned and overseen by the Ministry of Municipality, is conceived in accordance with the tenets of the Qatar National Vision 2030, which places environmental management and sustainable development at the core of its mission.
Expo Doha 2023, which will take place in Al Bidda Park and span 1.7 million square meters and face the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf, will run for 179 days from October 2, 2023, to March 28, 2024, and it aims to draw more than 3 million visitors. Visitors will have the opportunity to visit ornamental gardens, attend public debates, conferences, live shows, and enjoy art and culinary performances there.