Jack Lang, the President of the Arab World Institute in Paris, expressed his delight at Riyadh's successful bid to host Expo 2030. In a statement published by the Arab World Institute, Lang conveyed his happiness, stating, "I am pleased that Riyadh has been chosen as the host city for World Expo 2030. It is a fitting culmination for a nation advancing economically, scientifically, and culturally." As a longstanding friend of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Lang shared his great joy at this announcement.
The president of the Arab World Institute highlighted his recent involvement in the launch of the Red Sea International Film Festival, underscoring that Riyadh's selection brings immense pride to the Saudi people, especially the youth. He emphasized that it is also a recognition of the creative prowess of the Arab world.