Dubai is now officially the host of Expo 2020!
Today marks the day that Dubai became the official Expo 2020 city host, after the handover ceremony that took place in Paris.
The handover ceremony makes Dubai the city host, almost exactly 2 years after they won the bid. Dubai will now be city host for the Expo 4 years before the event takes place.
HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline & Group, and Chairman of the Dubai Expo 2020 Higher Preparatory Committee, attended the handover ceremony and the closing ceremony of Expo Milan 2015.
Dubai’s World Expo will open on October 20, 2020.