expo 2020 dubai postponed to 2021

expo 2020 dubai has been formally postponed with the worldwide mega occasion now operating from 1 october 2021 to 31 march 2022. the choice has been taken after two-thirds majority of the bureau worldwide des expositions (BIE) voted in favor of delaying the following world expo by one yr. the delay permits all individuals to soundly navigate the influence of COVID-19 and for the occasion to give attention to a collective want for brand spanking new considering to determine options to a few of the best challenges of our time.

‘we welcome the choice of BIE member states to help the delay of expo 2020 dubai by one yr,’ stated his highness sheikh ahmed bin saeed al maktoum, chairman of dubai airports, president of the dubai civil aviation authority, chairman and CEO of emirates group, and chairman of the expo 2020 dubai greater committee. ‘we’re grateful to member states for his or her continued dedication to contributing to a world expo in dubai that may play a pivotal position in shaping our post-pandemic world at a time when will probably be most wanted.’

‘over the past 50 years, we’ve sought to construct bridges, connections, and partnerships world wide as a result of we imagine in real collaboration to safeguard the way forward for all. this swift and overwhelming vote displays the energy of our worldwide partnerships and really displays the optimistic position the UAE and dubai play with all international locations world wide.’

‘this affirmation by the worldwide group of dubai’s providing and its capacity to ship, additional strengthens our dedication to matching ambition with achievement to internet hosting an occasion that may seize the world’s creativeness, when the time is true,’ he concludes.

expo 2020 dubai will retain its identify and says to stay dedicated to internet hosting the occasion that may rejoice humanity’s resilience, creativity, tradition and innovation. ‘I applaud the swift response by BIE member states,’ feedback dimitri s. kerkentzes, secretary common of the BIE. ‘their help for the postponement of Expo 2020 dubai – which can be formally accepted on 29 might – is a renewed signal of solidarity, and demonstrates the shared will to work collectively in ‘creating the longer term’.

‘of their help for the one-year postponement of expo 2020 dubai, member states of the BIE are giving the world the chance to reconvene in 2021, when collectively, we will deal with the challenges going through humanity and rejoice the unity and solidarity that strengthen us. with its theme ‘connecting minds, creating the tuture’, expo 2020 dubai will provide the world a singular platform to share the teachings, options and concepts for a greater tomorrow.’

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