Highlights Of Dubai Expo 2020

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3.2. Highlights of Dubai Expo 2020 Some of the key highlights of the Expo 2020 are as follows: I) The brainchild behind Expo 2020 bid is UAE Minister of State, Reem Al Hashimy, Managing Director of the Dubai Expo 2020 Higher Committee and Director General of Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau. As a woman heading this prestigious project, she is serving as a role model to Emirati women across the country and the Arab world. II) The exhibition will be the first carbon-neutral mega event and 50% of operational energy requirements are expected to be generated onsite through renewable sources. The underside of the iconic shade structure covers much of the site acting as a canvas for projections and interactive technology for entertainment, and attractions, creating an engaging experience for visitors. III) Post expo, the site will be converted into a research platform for collaboration and Innovation. IV) Expo 2020 will coincide with UAE’s Golden Jubilee anniversary celebrations. V) The expo site is located in Jebel Ali, which is equidistant from both Dubai and Abu Dhabi and covers an area of 438 hectares. VI) The centerpiece of Expo 2020 Dubai is called Al Wasl Plaza, after Dubai’s historic name, meaning ‘connection’. The layout of the expo is in traditional Arabic Souq style. VII) Expo 2020 Dubai will have unique day and night Expo experiences, with amazing displays taking visitors on wonderful, interactive journeys of imagination in towering, state-of-the-art pavilions. 4.

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