A view of Downtown Dubai with the Burj Khalifa at the centre. Picture: RUSTAM AZMI/GETTY IMAGES
A view of Downtown Dubai with the Burj Khalifa at the centre. Picture: RUSTAM AZMI/GETTY IMAGES

The World Expo, taking place in Dubai, marks the first major global event open to visitors since the Covid-19 pandemic hit and seeks to boost trade and investment.

Alishia Seckam spoke to Lerato Mataboge, the deputy director-general at the department of trade, industry & competition about SA-United Arab Emirates (UAE) relations and the opportunities that a platform like this presents for economic growth.

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