Higher Committee reviews final preparations and reaffirms commitment to welcoming the world for the World Expo
The Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee has reviewed final preparations and reaffirmed its commitment to welcoming the world for the event, which opens on 1 October.
A meeting led by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum, president, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, chairman and chief executive, Emirates Airline & Group, and chairman of the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee, discussed the final preparations of the Expo site, as well as the programming that will be on offer to provide a “visually striking, intellectually enlightening and emotionally inspiring 182 days for all visitors”.
The meeting also focused on the legacy of the Expo 2020 site to ensure that the Expo’s plans align with the recently unveiled Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan, and to contribute to the UAE’s continued development.
During the meeting, Expo 2020 officials updated the Higher Committee on precautionary measures developed and implemented to protect the health, well-being and safety of all visitors.
The Higher Committee further discussed Expo 2020’s plan to provide vaccines to all official representatives of participating countries, ensuring an inclusive, safe and memorable experience.
Expo 2020 is preparing to welcome participants from across the globe for the final International Participants Meeting (IPM), which will take place in Dubai from 4-5 May 2021. The IPM will see participating countries review progress and visit their pavilions on the Expo 2020 site.