Dubai, being one of the world’s youngest and most modern cities in the world, is going to host the Expo 2020. This is one of the most awaited international events in addition to FIFA World Cup and ICC World Cup.
The World Expo is an exhibition which is held every five years attracting millions of visitors from all over the world, lasts for up to six months from the start day
Facts of Dubai Expo 2020
1. Gained Rights with 116 Votes
Dubai won the rights for hosting the event with a majority of 116 votes.
The expo will be the first event with zero carbon footprint.
3. Global Platform
The proposed theme “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future.” signifies that the exhibition will provide a platform for communities from all over the world.
4. Creative Partnerships
The global community would come together under one roof to witness innovative solutions based on three aspects: ‘Sustainability, ‘Mobility’ and ‘Opportunity’. These three themes are considered to be the drivers for development over the globe.
5. AED 25 Billion
The total investment is expected to be around AED 25 billion. Dubai will invest at least $7 billion to prepare for World Expo 2020.
6. Majority of Foreigners
The world expo is estimated to attract 25 million visitors and most of the visitors would be foreigners.
7. Job Opportunities
The notable fact here is that the expo would create nearly 300,000 new jobs.
8. First Time in MENASA
The world expo would be held for the first time in MENASA (Middle East, North Africa and South Asia).
9. Large Area Covered
From the revealed master plan of the expo, it can be understood that the event would commence on an area of 438 hectares.
10. Involves Both Sectors
Government and private sector officials from various fields also take part in the exhibition.