Delegates from 173 countries and 24 international agencies came together in Dubai on Tuesday for their final meeting ahead of Expo 2020’s highly anticipated launch in October.


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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, convened Expo’s sixth International Participants Meeting (IPM), the final gathering of nations, multilateral organizations, academic institutions, and corporations before Expo 2020 Dubai opens in October.

During the meeting, from May 4 to 5, delegates received the latest updates on critical topics relating to the six-month global gathering – one of the first mega-events to take place globally since the start of the pandemic. These include operations, security, city readiness, marketing and communications, and programming, as well as the stringent measures being taken, in line with the UAE’s wider efforts, to ensure the health and well-being of Expo’s workforce, participants and visitors.