Current Affairs Global - 28 November 2013

1. Dubai to host World Expo 2020. This was decided after the third and the final round of voting in Paris yesterday. Four cities including Dubai in UAE, Yekaterinbergh in Russia, Sao Paulo in Brazil and Izmir in Turkey were competing to host the prestigious event. The theme of Dubai for the EXPO 2020 will be -Connecting Minds, Creating the Future-.  World Expos is a meeting point for the global community to share innovations and make progress on issues of international importance such as the global economy, sustainable development and improved quality of life for the world-s population.


2. Nepal and the UAE have qualified for the ICC T20 World cup which will be held in Bangladesh next year. Nepal defeated Hong Kong and the UAE defeated the Netherlands to secure their place for the ICC T20 world cup for the first time. They will join other two countries Afghanistan and Ireland, qualified for the world cup tournament earlier this month.