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In pictures: Chile reveals plans for its Expo 2020 Dubai pavilion

The Republic of Chile to highlight sustainability, diversity, tradition and progress at Expo 2020 Dubai.

In pictures: Chile reveals plans for its Expo 2020 Dubai pavilion

The Republic of Chile has announced it is intensifying preparations for its participation at Expo 2020 Dubai, revealing details of its pavilion.

In pictures: Chile reveals plans for its Expo 2020 Dubai pavilion

Its 700 square metre country pavilion will be showcasing sustainable and reliable food production, renewable energy, productive and sustainable mining, sustainable tourism, entrepreneurship and innovation, sustainable infrastructure, astronomy and solid institutions, a statement said.

In pictures: Chile reveals plans for its Expo 2020 Dubai pavilion

“The priority for Chile at Expo 2020 will be to highlight the four pillars which embody our nation. We are a land of geographic extremes, with desert, mountains, glaciers and coastline. A country where contemporary co-exists with tradition, through the heart and soul of the Chilean people," said Alvaro Saieh, Commissioner General of Chile.

In pictures: Chile reveals plans for its Expo 2020 Dubai pavilion

Chile will also be showcasing its renewable energy capabilities, with 4,000 hours of sunshine in certain regions per year, Chile has the best conditions in the world for solar energy production.

In pictures: Chile reveals plans for its Expo 2020 Dubai pavilion

(L-R) HE Jorge O´Ryan Schütz, General Director of ProChile; HE Teodoro Ribera Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chile; Mr. Najeeb Al Ali, Executive Director Expo 2020 and Mr Alvaro Saieh, Commissioner General Pavilion of Chile.