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Biden-appointed Dubai Expo Boss to Lobby Congress to End World Fair Funding Ban > REUTERS

October 5, 2021

DUBAI, Oct 5 (Reuters) - U.S. Commissioner General to the Expo in Dubai Robert Clark, who was appointed by President Joe Biden, said on Tuesday that he would lobby Congress to pass legislation to allow the government to finance the country's participation in future world fairs.

The United States is banned by Congress from using public funds to take part in fairs organized by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), like the six-month Expo that started in Dubai last week.

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