Expo 2020 Dubai is set to open on October 1st with all major preparations underway. The steering committee of the college of commissioners general of Expo 2020 Dubai had its sixth virtual meeting to review the progress of the event. Representatives from countries participating in the Expo were present during the meeting along with the secretary general of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), Dimitri Kerkentzes, and representatives of the expo organiser including the director of the Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau, Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy.
The next meeting will take place in May
A series of points were discussed during the meeting including: logistical matters, content programming and health and safety measures that are being taken during the preparation phase and the advancement of pavilions. All countries that are participating will have the chance to exchange on the advancement of Expo preparations during the next International participants meeting. It is set to take place in May.
Commenting on this Kerkentzes said: “The UAE, Expo 2020 Dubai and all International Participants continue to make progress in preparing for an exceptional and safe World Expo that will inspire visitors and instil optimism in creating a better future.”