Organizers of Global Event Expo 2020 Dubai will be discussing about postponing its opening date from its Scheduled date October 20, 2020 to a later due date of one year because of coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) pandemic.
The large scaled event which was going to give Dubai promotion about Billions of dollars is facing harsh challenges due disruption of 21st century Virus Covid-19, which has been considered second deadly virus after Black Pleague had put organizers into several options including a year-long postponement are expected to be discussed during a meeting and the Expo 2020 team confirmed to Construction Week.
COVID-19 is extremely Dangerous Virus which spreads easily from person to person through close contact which should be avoid at any cost for the ones own safety. Members of the Expo 2020 Committee, including UAE-based officials and representatives of foreign countries, scheduled a meeting for this issue. Approximately 25 million visitors are expected at Expo 2020 Dubai with more than 63% of visitors from outside the UAE.
As set the Global event of 173-day Expo Dubai 2020 was projected to run from October 20, 2020 to April 10, 2021, and will host a variety of architectural displays, from the flagship Al Wasl Plaza and thematic pavilions and 192 country pavilions at its 4.38km/sq Area.
However, the march of COVID-19 in UAE and among other countries in the world, has resulted in mandatory preventative measures such as self-isolation to own place, #StayHome should more properly awared among every living in measures, social distancing should be maintained about 3 meters, quarantines should be kept essential, and travel restrictions are must too for safety reasons, which will potentially affect the organizing of Global Event Dubai Expo 2020. So it’s officially suggested that event should be delayed for about one year or till the situation gets controlled, and will present that proposal to the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), which award the Expo Dubai in 2014. Although decision requires assistance from two-thirds of the BIE members.