"The government of the United Arab Emirates has formally requested the postponement of World Expo 2020 Dubai," the Paris-based Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) said in a statement.
The Executive Committee of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) has unanimously agreed to propose the postponement of Expo 2020 Dubai to Oct.1, 2021 to March 31, 2022 .
The Ministry of Economy of the United Arab Emirates and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), will together host the first China-UAE Economic and Trade Digital Expo,
Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) held its first bi-annual ‘City Briefing’ for 2021 at the newly built Dubai Exhibition Centre, highlighting the sector’s promising performance since the reopening
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, stressed that the Expo 2020 Dubai will be a global platform for foreseeing a future full of opportunities for generations to come.
He welcomed talents who seek to jump on the digital transformation wave by pushing their boundaries by developing themselves further, and actively developing their nation’s digital economy as a whole.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum said, "Dubai today welcomed delegates representing 173 countries and 24 international organisations at the final International Participants Meeting before Expo 2020 Dubai opens in October..."
The Danish Government has confirmed its official participation in Expo 2020 Dubai, partnering the Danish Business Council at the six-month global gathering. Reem Bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Director General
Whatever Dubai does, it does so with a touch of class and grandeur. The enthusiasm and remarkable speed at which the Emirate is gearing up for World Expo 2020 makes it abundantly certain that the event will turn out to be extraordinary.