Expo 2020 Dubai postponed to October, 2021 due to COVID-19

Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

04th May, 2020. 08:35 pm
EXPO 2020 Dubai

EXPO 2020 Dubai has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and now it will be happened in October, 2021 on the same venue.

According to the details, Members of Bureau International des Expositions had been voting on the request to delay the program.

The global mega exhibition will now happen from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022, a delay that allows all participants to safely navigate the impact of COVID-19.

The official tweet of EXPO 2020 Dubai said, “Expo 2020 wins another overwhelming vote of confidence from nations around the world. More than two-thirds majority of  @BIEParis”

Members voted in favour of postponing the next Expo by one year. Expo 2020 will now run from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022,” the statement added.

The statement also said, “Expo 2020 Dubai retains its name and remains committed to hosting an exceptional event that will celebrate humanity’s resilience, creativity, culture and innovation.”

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