Oman unveiled its design for the Sultanate's Expo 2020 Dubai pavilion, which is inspired by the shape of a frankincense tree in a contemporary style.
Mohsin bin Khamis Al Balushi, commissioner general of the Sultanate of Oman to Expo 2020 explained that Omani pavilion followed the approach of modernity its design, in keeping with the master plan of Expo 2020 Dubai, while preserving some elements of Islamic and Omani architectural in a contemporary style.
Al Balushi said the story of the Omani pavilion which will be under titled ‘Oman - Opportunities over Time’, is centred around frankincense tree, which has historically been recognised as a bridge between the civilizations of the ancient world more than 5,000 years ago.
He added that commercial convoys travelled on different routes from Dhofar to the shores of southern Iraq, to the Levant and ancient Egypt, and even to the city of Gaza on the coasts of Palestinian, from which ships carried the frankincense to European countries, especially Rome.
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