Expo 2020 Dubai : The Ambassador said that Expo 2020 will be the 50th anniversary of the UAE in 2021, an important milestone for the UAE. The event was earlier scheduled to take place on October 20, 2020-10 April, 2021.
In view of Expo 2020 Dubai, the United Arab Emirates has relaxed rules and coronavirus protocols for entering the country. Dr Ahmed Al Banna, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to India gave this information on Thursday. He said that all visitors to India, whether they have a tourist visa or a working visa, will all be allowed to enter the UAE after the relaxation of the rules. Expo 2020 Dubai will be held from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022.
2.5 crore people will be involved
Sharing the details of Expo 2020 Dubai, the Ambassador said that we have also put in place a system to expedite and issue visas to all people and foreigners to visit the Dubai Expo. He said that around 25 million visitors are expected to attend the event. Also, it has registered presence of more than 46,000 organizations from more than 180 countries to do business.
Indians will join in large numbers
Al Banna expressed confidence that ‘Expo 2020 Dubai can attract a large number of visitors from India’. Speaking at a media briefing, Dr Al Banna said that the success of Expo 2020 Dubai has been a strong commitment from the leadership in India. He attributed this to the “geographical proximity between the United Arab Emirates and India, the special relationship and closeness between the two countries.”
India tour will be very important
Expo 2020 Dubai has been one of the key points in the recent conversations between Indian Foreign Minister Dr S Jaishankar and other prominent Indians among leaders and officials in the UAE. The Ambassador said that the visit to India is expected to be very ‘important’ in this six-month long mega event. Especially now that we have simplified the procedures to enter the UAE and have a different protocol that we are implementing for COVID-19.