Egyptian pavilion receives over 50,000 visitors during first week of Expo 2020 Dubai
CAIRO: The Egypt pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai received more than 50,000 visitors in the first week of the event, according to a government minister.
Egyptian Industry and Trade Minister Nevin Gamea said the unprecedented attendance meant the country’s pavilion was “one of the most attractive” to visitors.
She noted the great interest of visitors, who had expressed their fascination with the contents of the pavilion.
Dr Ahmed Maghawry, head of trade representation and commissioner general for Egypt’s participation in the exhibition, said the high demand was due to the unique content available, including the archaeological objects on display and the design of the pavilion, which depicted different time periods. of ancient Egyptian civilization.
There were also interactive screens showing the developments Egypt was witnessing in all areas, especially industry, infrastructure, smart cities and national projects, he said.
Egypt wants the pavilion to maintain this pace of growing demand by enriching the content, especially with the start of events to be held inside the pavilion, including seminars and conferences, he added.
Gamea inaugurated the pavilion last Tuesday. It is located on an exhibition area of 3,000 square meters and will take place over the next six months.
The minister said the Egyptian pavilion was one of the most important participants in the exhibition as it was located next to the United Arab Emirates pavilion, reflecting the relationship between the two brotherly countries.
She added that the state’s participation reflected Egypt’s concern to make this event a success.
Expo 2020 Dubai is the largest global event since the start of the pandemic and the first of its kind in the Middle East. The event is expected to receive nearly 25 million visitors in the six months it lasts.
It all started with a big celebration with the participation of more than 190 countries.