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Expo 2020

The UAE has won the right to host the World Expo 2020 in Dubai under the theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’. Every five years and for a period of six months, World Expos attract millions of visitors. The World Expo has never been held in the Middle East, Africa and South East Asia in the history of the event.

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80% of Dubai's Expo 2020 site to be redeveloped in legacy bid

80% of Dubai's Expo 2020 site to be redeveloped in legacy bid

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 3:17 PM

Senior official says all assets will remain after the event including the buildings and transport infrastructure

Expo 2020 Dubai now open for fragrance firms

Expo 2020 Dubai now open for fragrance firms

Monday, 10 April 2017 9:35 AM

Both international firms and small artisan producers can showcase their products at the six-month happening

Cloud seeding to increase in lead up to Dubai Expo 2020

Cloud seeding to increase in lead up to Dubai Expo 2020

Wednesday, 5 April 2017 11:06 AM

Al Khatib says working on methods to make water harvested from humidity potable

Video: Construction activity to peak at Dubai Expo site from 2018

Video: Construction activity to peak at Dubai Expo site from 2018

Tuesday, 4 April 2017 9:58 AM

Mega expo site will retain a 75-year solitary ghaf tree, says official

Video: Work begins on Dubai Expo 2020 metro station, route

Video: Work begins on Dubai Expo 2020 metro station, route

Monday, 3 April 2017 3:25 PM

The Expo station design incorporates elements inspired by the wings of an airplane

Expo 2020 unveils Al Wasl Plaza

Expo 2020 unveils Al Wasl Plaza

Monday, 3 April 2017 12:20 PM

It will have an open dome, and when completed will be able to accommodate 10,000 people

Netherlands signs up to take part in Dubai Expo 2020

Netherlands signs up to take part in Dubai Expo 2020

Saturday, 25 March 2017 5:55 PM

European country is latest to confirm participation; more than 180 expected to sign up

Construction of Dubai Expo themed districts to start 'by end of March'

Construction of Dubai Expo themed districts to start 'by end of March'

Saturday, 4 March 2017 11:25 AM

Al Futtaim Carillion says mobilising its workforce after winning $600m contract to act as main contractor

France commits to Dubai Expo 2020 participation

France commits to Dubai Expo 2020 participation

Friday, 3 March 2017 10:56 AM

France gave the world one of the most enduring symbols of World Expos in 1889 - the Eiffel Tower

Follow Dubai Expo 2020 site progress from the sky

Follow Dubai Expo 2020 site progress from the sky

Thursday, 2 March 2017 2:29 PM

Google Maps will show updates on site construction, according to organisers

Carillion venture chosen as main contractor for Dubai Expo

Carillion venture chosen as main contractor for Dubai Expo

Thursday, 2 March 2017 12:43 PM

The contract won in competitive procurement process, says government

Dubai's Expo 2020 launches tender for Emirati food producers

Dubai's Expo 2020 launches tender for Emirati food producers

Thursday, 23 February 2017 2:54 PM

Organisers seek producers of authentic Emirati products as part of licensing deals for mega event

SMEs in pole position to win Expo 2020 Dubai licensing opportunities

SMEs in pole position to win Expo 2020 Dubai licensing opportunities

Wednesday, 1 February 2017 12:32 PM

7,958 SMEs from 121 countries have signed up as potential suppliers for Expo 2020 Dubai.

Dubai to award $3bn construction contracts for 2020 World Expo

Dubai to award $3bn construction contracts for 2020 World Expo

Monday, 30 January 2017 12:23 PM

Contracts will include construction of car parking, three districts that will hold most of the pavilions, and public areas

Some banks baulk at pricing of Dubai's metro loan

Some banks baulk at pricing of Dubai's metro loan

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 6:07 PM

Dubai gov't want to borrow $2.8bn for the 15km extension of metro system to the site of the World Expo


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