Saudi Arabia has announced that its Expo 2020 Dubai pavilion will be second in size only to that of the UAE.
The pavilion will cover an area the size of two football pitches, includes a large façade designed to open “like a large window into the future. It is meant to reflect Saudi Arabia’s culture, welcoming charecter and drive.
Saudi Arabia pavilion will give visitors an immersive experience of the kingdom’s transformation and history, with a path that leads visitors through exhibition displays highlighting its openness to businesses and tourism.
Mohammed Al-Tuwaijri, Saudi Minister of Economy and Planning, said: “This extraordinary and innovative design perfectly captures the determination of the kingdom to fulfil its promise of being an ambitious nation while conveying a message of dynamism and partnership with the world.”
He added, “All Saudis can be proud of the vision that this ground-breaking pavilion will deliver to the world, and we look forward to inviting global citizens to share in the exciting story of our thriving and vibrant society.”
Boris Micka Associates designed the Saudi Arabia Pavilion. In additon, the construction of the pavilion began in February 2019.
“The kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s pavilion at Expo 2020 will offer visitors a chance to experience the country’s rich heritage and culture, while demonstrating how our region is working together to create a better future for everyone,” said UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General of Dubai Expo 2020 Reem Al Hashimy.
Source: Arabian Business
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