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April 18, 2022 4:28 pm

Dubai plans to make Expo site a global destination

New committee will oversee the Expo 2020 site after relaunch as District 2020
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Dubai’s Ruler Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Dubai’s Ruler Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum appointed a committee to oversee the development of the next stage of the Expo 2020 Dubai site.

The new committee’s role will be to oversee the Expo 2020 site as it is relaunched as District 2020.

As part of the transformation, the spot that was the location for the fair for six months from October 2021 until March 2022 will evolve into one of Dubai’s newest places to live and work.

According to Emirates News Agency (WAM), Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman, and chief executive of Emirates Airline and Group, will head up the committee.

The new Committee will have a three-year term and it will supervise the rehabilitation of the Expo 2020 Dubai District’s infrastructure and the provision of investment opportunities in the area in partnership with the private sector.

It will also approve local and global promotional and marketing activities for the area in coordination with relevant authorities, reported WAM.