Dubai showcases Expo 2020 master plan at Arab Media Forum

Dubai showcases Expo 2020 master plan at Arab Media ForumThe authorities in the Dubai are showcasing the Expo 2020 Dubai master plan at the ongoing Arab Media Forum at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

The 15th edition of the two-day Arab Media Forum opened on Tuesday. The visitors were the first people to see hoe the Expo 2020 Dubai site will look and feel after it is completed. The authorities used augmented reality and leading-edge digital technology to showcase the masterplan. Officials said that the pavilions will be dedicated to sub-themes Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability while the main theme for the event will be 'Connecting Minds, Creating the Future'.

Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemi, Minister of State for International Cooperation, Director-General of Expo 2020 Dubai, pointed out that the master plan truly reflects upon the main theme and aims to integrate the three sub-themes of the event into the urban design, infrastructure, delivery, operations, and legacy of the event in the city.

Al Hashimi said, "We strive to make Expo 2020 Dubai a comprehensive experience that begins from now until the end of its activities in 2021. Its impact will last long to benefit future generations for decades to come. We intend to organise an exceptional event, which represents a platform for connecting minds from around the world to embody the spirit of joint work that paves the way for a promising future."

Officials said that the Expo 2020 Dubai will be organised between October 20, 2020, and April 10, 2021. The organisers are expecting around 25 million visitors to attend the Expo during that time.