PICTURES: Dubai Ruler visits The Big 5 construction exhibition
Event has welcomed 68,000 participants, with 2,390 exhibitors from 66 countries, showcasing 20,000 building solutions
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, visited the 40th edition of the largest trade fair in the Middle East for building materials, as well as construction products and solutions – The Big 5 – which is being held on 25-28 November at the Dubai World Trade Center.
According to the state run Dubai Media Office, Sheikh Mohammed toured various pavilions and viewed some of the products exhibited at the event.
The Dubai Ruler was joined by the UAE Minister of Economy, Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri; the director-general of the Dubai Ruler’s Court, Mohammed Al Shibani; the director-general of the Department of Protocol and Hospitality in Dubai HE Khalifa Saeed Suleiman; as well as other senior officials.
Sheikh Mohammed was briefed about some of the latest technologies and techniques used in the construction industry.
The construction industry’s mega-event has welcomed approximately 68,000 participants, with 2,390 local and international exhibitors from 66 countries showcasing more than 20,000 building solutions and products.