Expo 2020 Dubai will be operationalized in the second quarter of next year

The Expo 2020 Dubai will be operational in the second quarter of next year as part of a plan to be implemented with the relevant government authorities. The capacity of Expo 2020 Dubai will reach 300,000 at the same time. The office said in a statement


The Expo 2020 Dubai will be operational in the second quarter of next year as part of a plan to be implemented with the relevant government authorities. The capacity of Expo 2020 Dubai will reach 300,000 at the same time.

The office said in a press statement that it was currently in the process of establishing new tenders worth 800 million dirhams, related to temporary projects associated with the event.

Capacity

Mr. Ahmed Al Khatib, CEO of Exploitation and Real Estate Delivery at Expo 2020 Dubai, said that the capacity of Expo 2020 Dubai will reach 300,000 people at the same time, adding that the pilot operation of the site will start in the second quarter From next year, as part of a plan to be implemented with the relevant government agencies.

Speaking on the sidelines of a media tour of the exhibition site, Khatib said that the participating countries will complete the construction of their wings by June 2020, pointing out that the infrastructure was completed at the exhibition site by 100%.

Al Wasl Dome will be installed in October this year. The square will be the main center of the 4.38 square kilometer site and will leave the impression of Expo 2020 Dubai with millions of visitors from around the world. The three themes are opportunities, mobility, and sustainability.

Hotel

Al Khateeb said that the construction work will continue in a 300-room hotel overlooking the Al Wasl Square, next to a pavilion dedicated to the Government of the UAE to welcome officials and dignitaries. The pavilion will be transformed into a hotel after the event, within the Constitution 2020, Which will be a central part of Expo's legacy, after the expo in 2021.

The construction of the pavilions, opportunities and sustainability will be completed in the near future, including exterior cladding, adding that Expo 2020 Dubai has announced the completion of the construction of the three thematic areas on the exhibition site and is ready to receive the equipment to host the international event .

Al-Khatib explained that the three areas include 86 mixed-use buildings, which are divided into three areas: 33 buildings, 21 buildings and 32 buildings. It is connected to Al Wasl Dome, surrounded by five buildings "He added that some of the buildings will be allocated as pavilions for several countries, while others will be allocated as food and beverage outlets, retail outlets and other uses.

«Expo Mall»

Al-Khatib pointed out that the opening of the Expo Mall, which is being developed by the Dubai World Trade Center and Emaar, will take place with the launch of the event, pointing out that the office of Expo 2020 Dubai is currently preparing new tenders worth 800 million dirhams , Relating to temporary projects associated with the event.

According to Expo 2020 Dubai, for the first time in the history of Expo International, each participating country will have an independent pavilion. The country pavilions will be divided into the three thematic areas (opportunities, mobility and sustainability), sub-theme, away from geographical classification. Expo 2020 Dubai will be held over a period of six months between 20 October 2020 and 10 April 2021.

100 million working hours

Expo 2020 Dubai has recorded 100 million business hours so far, and 40,000 workers are on site.

New tenders worth AED 800 million, relating to temporary projects associated with the event.

100%

The percentage of completion of the infrastructure, at the exhibition site.

ref: emara