Visitors pose for a photograph at Expo 2020.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Expo 2020 Dubai witnessed a significant increase in the number of visitors as of December 20, as the total visits reached 7 million and 167 thousand and 591 visits.
Expo 2020 Dubai, the largest international event organized since the start of the pandemic, is keen to implement measures to prevent Covid19 according to latest developments and current precautionary measures include increasing the number of PCR testing facilities on site of the international event, as well as to provide the free tests to all pavilion employees. Expo 2020 administration forced all frontline workers and entertainment operators to take the PCR test on a regular basis, and certain events that require close contact or direct contact between workers, such as such as shows and shows for traveling artists, have been temporarily suspended as a precaution.
With over 90% of the UAE's population fully vaccinated, Expo 2020Dubai employees executives, international participants, volunteers, contractors and service providers are fully immunized.
All visitors to Expo 2020 Dubai, aged 18 and over, are required to present proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test not exceeding 72 hours from the visit.
Additionally, the international event site is equipped with advanced sterilization stations and visitors are required to apply social distancing measures and wear masks.
Among the recent highlights of Expo 2020 was the presence of soccer star and Expo ambassador Lionel Messi on the international event grounds; In addition to the artistic concert by Egyptian star Mohamed Ramadan, as well as the impressive live scientific electricity show titled “Brainac Live” “The Mind Exam” and other live entertainment shows, which were supported by the enthusiastic attendance for the festive ticket to Expo 2020.
On the other hand, the knowledge and learning week, which is the last week of topics within the "Human and Planet Earth" programme, "presented a three-day World Education Summit, a series of World Board activities and an interactive experience event.
For those keen to explore the smart mobility systems of the future, the Belgium Pavilion sees thinkers and entrepreneurs join forces to create collective vision for the year 2050 based on today’s creative innovations.
The Expo 2020 Dubai twitter account said, “Eight years of dedication and now we are only 5 days away to welcoming the world. This is our time!”
The UAE pavilion, created to showcase both the rich heritage and bright future of the UAE, has four floors and cover an area of over 15,000 square meters.
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