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Infrastructure solutions, working closely with its technology partners. This initiative signals Accenture’s support of the UAE government’s initiative to accelerate economic and social development through the World Expo and its legacy. It is the second global company this year to announce plans to set up a base in District 2020. In July of this year, Accenture was selected as the Digital Services Premier Partner and Systems Integrator for Expo 2020 and will work with Etisalat Digital, a business unit of the international telecoms and 30 September 2017 technology service provider Etisalat, Expo’s Premier Telecommunications and Digital Services Partner. Unveiled this week at Cityscape Global 2017, District 2020 is an exciting urban development that builds on the journey of the Expo. It will follow Expo in providing impetus to the UAE economy, attracting world-class talent and investment and facilitating collaboration, creativity and innovation for generations to come. The decision by Accenture to open its digital hub following Expo 2020 was welcomed by Marjan Faraidooni,