H.E. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy, and H.E. Ali Majid Al Man Mansouri, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Economic Development Department (ADEDD), took part in the fair’s inauguration. They have lead a delegation of senior officials from entities joining under the UAE’s pavilion, headed by ADEDD in cooperation with the MoE.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has inaugurated Hannover Messe 2016 in the presence of US President Barak Obama. The USA is the strategic partner of the current edition and has set up a pavilion adjacent to the UAE’s pavilion.