The Sultanate of Oman participation in Expo 2025 Japan-OSCA under the slogan “The Sultanate of Oman Extending Links”

By: Ahmed Al Harthi

BSc in Software Engineering with Multimedia and Masters of Business Administration in Project Management. Ahmed works as an IT manager and content creator at Omanspire.
The Sultanate of Oman reveals details of its participation in Expo 2025 Japan-OSCA under the slogan “The Sultanate of Oman Extending Links”
The design of the Sultanate of Oman Pavilion’s logo was inspired by the natural and environmental diversity of the landthat the Sultanate of Oman enjoys.
The design of the Sultanate of Oman’s pavilion at Expo 2025 is one of the outcomes of the Balarab Bin Haitham Award for Architectural Design.
The Sultanate of Oman today Monday, November 13 revealed the details of the Sultanate of Oman’s participation in Expo 2025 Japan-Oska – which is scheduled to be held from April 13 to October 13 on Oska Island in Japan – in an event announcing the Sultanate of Oman’s participation in the high-level event in the capital. Japanese Tokyo, in the presence of His Excellency Sayyid Saeed bin Sultan Al Busaidi, Commissioner General of the Sultanate of Oman’s pavilion at Expo OSCA 2025, and His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Saeed Al Busaidi, Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to Japan, and a number of Their Excellencies, ambassadors of friendly and brotherly countries.

Promoting cultural exchange

His Excellency Sayyid Saeed bin Sultan bin Yaarub Al Busaidi, Commissioner-General of the Sultanate of Oman’s pavilion at Expo OSCA 2025, explained that the Sultanate of Oman’s participation in this global forum, which comes under the slogan “Designing the Future Society for Our Lives,” said that the Sultanate of Oman’s participation in this forum comes to shake hands with its culture and the cultures of the peoples. A review of Oman’s past, present and future.
His Excellency the Commissioner-General added that the participation of the Sultanate of Oman in this global event reflects the permanent commitment of the Sultanate of Oman to interact with the world and enhance cultural exchange, and the tireless endeavor to present a true picture of its ancient heritage, its authentic present, and sustainable development to build a future based on the spirit of innovation and development, as the Sultanate of Oman attaches great importance to Specific to the goals of sustainable development, and through Expo 2025 Osaka, it seeks to have the countries of the world participate in achieving these goals, which are represented in the three sub-axes of Expo 2025, which are: ensuring the sustainability of life, improving life, and enhancing life through communication.HisExcellency Sayyed Saeed Al Busaidi continued his speech by saying, “The Sultanate of Oman is characterized by cultural diversity that contributes to enriching the individual’s experience. Oman Vision 2040 focused on humans and included in its priorities innovation and its importance in achieving progress. The Sultanate of Oman seeks to stimulate innovation in all fields, and we have sought to reflect that in thearchitectural design of the pavilion, as the Sultanate of Oman’s pavilion at Expo 2025 Osaka is unique in its architectural design that reflects the Omani environment, its ancient history and its future aspirations. It also reflects the Sultanate of Oman’s interest in the Omani people and its pride in its heritage and civilization, in an innovative way. It should be noted here that the design of the Sultanate of Oman’s pavilion in… Expo 2025 is one of the outcomes of the Balarab Bin Haitham Award for Architectural Design, emphasizing the continued interest in Omani architecture and the need for it to be reflected in the Sultanate of Oman’s global participations.

Historical exchanges between the two countries

For his part, His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Saeed Al Busaidi, Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to Japan, expressed his thanks and gratitude to His Excellency Fukazawa Yoichi, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Parliamentary Affairs, and Their Excellencies the representatives of the Japanese Parliament and heads of diplomatic missions in Japan, and those attending the event announcing the Sultanate of Oman’s participation in Expo 2025 Osaka. The Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to Japan continued that the history of exchanges between the Sultanate of Oman and Japan extends more than 400 years, and exchanges between the two countries increase year after year at all political, economic and cultural levels. The Sultanate of Oman’s participation in the Expo 2025 Osaka International Exhibition is considered one of the important exchanges for the two countries to strengthen bilateral relations, and in appreciation of the strong historical friendship between the two countries.
He continued his speech by saying, “I would like to express my happiness with our participation in this international exhibition, which will be an excellent opportunity to deepen the knowledge of the Sultanate of Oman among our Japanese friends and the international community, and to learn about the future visions of the Sultanate of Oman in all fields.”
At the conclusion of his speech, His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Saeed Al Busaidi called on Japanese friends to be sure to visit the Sultanate of Oman’s pavilion at the Expo 2025 Osaka International Exhibition, to learn about the Omani experience in all its dimensions, cultural and civilizational, historical and contemporary, and future prospects.

Architectural design of the Sultanate of Oman Pavilion

The event included a visual presentation on the design of the Sultanate of Oman’s pavilion at Expo 2025 and its visual identity, through which Bayan bint Muslim bin Salem Al Ramadan explained the architectural idea of designing the pavilion, where she said: The design of the Sultanate of Oman’s pavilion at Expo 2025 was inspired by the natural and landdiversity that the Sultanate of Oman enjoys. The design of the pavilion reflects the Omani person’s adaptation to nature and his surrounding environment and his coexistence with it, and its impact on the cultural and civilizational heritage of the person, as this is clearly evident in the details of the architectural design, which focuses on three main contents: land, water and people.She added: The external space of the pavilion was designed to provide a space for sitting and interacting with the facade of the pavilion, which consists of a number of curved architectural elements inspired by the wonderful terrain of Oman. As for the water element, it was translated into the design through the inner hallway in the middle of the pavilion, with a glass ceiling over which water flows in an innovative way. The hallway also allows visitors to move between the internal exhibition halls smoothly.

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    BSc in Software Engineering with Multimedia and Masters of Business Administration in Project Management. Ahmed works as an IT manager and content creator at Omanspire.

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