Expo 2020 Dubai- Top 10 Facts
1- Expo 2020 is an international World Expo , hosted by Dubai in the UAE( United Arab Emirates), opening on October 20, 2020.
Main Site & venue:
2- The main site is a 1083 Hectare area, located between the cities of Dubai & Abu Dhabi, near Dubai’s Southern border.
3- ” Connecting Minds, Creating the future.
4- Normal 1- Day ticket is worth AED 120, while the 3-Day package is worth AED 260. 50% discount is announced for students & youth ranging from 6-17. Kids, up to 5, and senior citizens of 65 & above,are given free access. Disabled will have free entry while the care givers pay the half price.
First in MENA & SA:
5- The Expo 2020 is the first ever World Expo, to be held in Middle East, North Africa & South Asia Region.
Israeli Passport Holders are allowed:
6- In Nov, 2019, UAE Government permitted Israeli Passport holders to enter the country during Expo 2020.
Colorful Expo Coaches:
7- The Expo organizers have invited UAE residents to visit the site. Tourists & visitors would board colorful, branded coaches at various pickup-points across UAE. The journey will include the visits of Expo sites & architecture with refreshments & entertainment.
Emergency Health Care:
8-The on-site emergency center will provide the services of Isolation Room, Emergency Care Room, Ambulances & helicopter services.
9- 135 nations have announced their participation in Expo 2020
GDP Growth & happiness index:
10- According to IMF, the Expo will help to rise in GDP growth. The agenda of happiness will also help to raise the level of citizen’s happiness & overall quality of life.