The Dubai delegates have met with the head of World Expos governing body Vincent Loscertales, this meeting was to give details and updates on development towards the 2020 event. According to a statement the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee formally received the Secretary General from the Bureau International Des Expositions (BIE) during his first visit to the emirate ever since the Expo 2020 was awarded.

The intent of the visit is to create on the continuing partnership with the BIE and to offer them with an update on the Expo 2020 Dubai progress. The Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee chairman: Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum and other associates of the Higher Committee received the BIE Secretary General in Dubai.

The Higher Committee has unveiled an update on the progress of all the major work streams in regard to the mega-event, which are necessary as an element of compulsory Registration Phase. As said by Sheikh Ahmed : they are delighted to continue our efficient and collaborating association with the BIE and receive their support, affirmation and exclusive insight in confirming that Expo 2020 Dubai meets all necessities for the registration period and to develop into a accurately outstanding World Expo.

Architectural Impression of Expo 2020 at Night

The visit was carried out to ensure for additional commitment to Expo 2020 Dubai is a global stage for partnerships with a goal at initiating a sustainable path for humanity on our common journey towards 2020 and further ahead.

Loscertales added that the Expo 2020 will be in fact a momentous event as this will the first World Expo 2020 held in the Middle East, South Asian region and Africa.

In August, Expo 2020 delegates stated that the master planning for Dubai Expo 2020’s host venue – Dubai Trade Center – Jebel Ali – a 438-hectare site that will comprise of the devoted Dubai Expo 2020 region and a residential, hospitality and logistics sector was making headway positively.

The Dubai Expo 2020 exhibition site at Dubai Trade Center – Jebel Ali is intended to house around 300,000 visitors, and anticipated to have an average of 153,000 people attending on week-day.

Running October 2020 through April 2021, the Expo will instigate the country’s Golden Jubilee carnival and provide as a catalyst from which to launch a progressive and viable vision for the upcoming decades.


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