Despite the setbacks, Expo 2020, which has not been renamed “2021”, is the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (Mesa) region. It is the largest event ever organized in the Arab world and wants to be the largest international gathering of the year.
Always high, always luxurious, always innovative, always “bright” எப்போதும் Dubai’s ambition to attract tourists and entrepreneurs from all over the world seems boundless.
The world’s tallest tower, the world’s longest automatic tramway, the world’s largest artificial island, the world’s largest shopping center, the world’s largest fountain … three international airports, free zones’ 100% tax deduction for income or profits … hard to roll the red carpet .
It works: the city-emirate population, about 3.5 people, now consists of more than 90% foreigners, Has 30,000 French foreigners and is the regional headquarters for the majority of CAC 40 companies. Not to mention the civilized influencers in the middle of the desert, skyscrapers and the social networks of Lamborghinis and their Eldorado.
The countdown is in motion: in precisely 130 days, theDubai World Expo Its doors will open to the public. One year after the initial schedule, the Govt-19 epidemic is forcing it.
For now, the site, located south of the city next to Al Maktoum International Airport, is still a major construction site where hundreds of workers work seven days a week. The task is enormous: in the long run, on about 440 hectares, each of the 192 countries represented will have their own pavilion. A few months ago, it was a vast place, nothing but a burning desert with no construction and no road infrastructure.
Once the work is completed, visitors should take a full view: each pavilion will be an architectural achievement that showcases the knowledge…