Expo 2020 Dubai, to be launched next October 2020 in UAE, is to include a pavilion of Saudi Arabia that has recently announced the design of its pavilion with a total area of about 13,069 square meters to be the second largest pavilion after the UAE ones.
- The Saudi Pavilion is to be the second largest pavilion at the world fair after the host country UAE
Reflecting the Kingdom’s openness to communicate at all levels of investment, tourism, culture, and technology, the pavilion basically serves its ambitious vision to the world and delivers a message on the Saudi eager to a better future for all. The design of the pavilion promises visitors with an exciting experience and a pleasant journey simulating the tremendous transformation and development Saudi Arabia witnesses. Besides, the design shows that Saudi Arabia is keen on achieving the desirable balance between its historical heritage, it natural wealth, and its rich geography from one side and its broad vision and strategic objectives for the future. The pavilion’s façade emanating from the earth towards the sky, it expresses the Kingdom’s strong preservation of indigenous heritage and culture, and how these formed a solid foundation for a prosperous future.
“This exceptional and innovative design reflects the Saudi’s determination to achieve the
aspirations of its people, the prosperity of its homeland, and more comprehensive
engagement with the world as a whole. We look forward to everyone’s visit to the Saudi
pavilion to closely know more about our aspirations and vision and to be a part of our story
and our message through which we will tell.” Mohammad Al Tuwaijri, Minister of
Economy and Planning and Chairman of the Supervisory Committee for the Kingdom’s
participation in EXPO 2020 Dubai, said.
It’s noteworthy that the construction works and the design of the pavilion
began early in February 2019. Visitors will be able to recognize the design of
the pavilion through the Expo site, as the design is a magnet that will attract
visitors to explore. Expo 2020 Dubai will be launched from October 2020 to
April 2021, and it is expected to attract more than 25 million visitors, 70% of
them are from outside the UAE. The pavilion will include the participation of
190 countries, each with its own pavilion, for the
first time at the Expo events.
“The pavilion of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at Expo 2020 Dubai will allow the visitors from
all over the world to see the rich heritage and culture of the Kingdom along with showing
how our region works for a brighter future for all. We look forward to welcoming our
brothers from the Kingdom in this mega and first-of-its-kind event in the region.” Reem
Ibrahim Al-Hashimi, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General
and board representative on the higher committee of the EXPO 2020 Dubai, stated.