Expo 2020: Bahrain lays foundation stone for its pavilion in Dubai

The 2,000 sq m pavilion is themed ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’

Expo 2020: Bahrain lays foundation stone for its pavilion in Dubai

The world is holding its breath in anticipation for Expo 2020 Dubai.

And now the Kingdom of Bahrain has officially laid the foundation stone of its pavilion, which will cover 2,000 sq ms.

The pavilion, which is under the ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’ theme, will explore the interrelationships between creativity, density, and opportunity.

Designed by renowned Swiss engineer Christian Kerres, the pavilion will be a 24 m semi-cubic building with a central viewing area.

Expo 2020 will kick off on October 20, 2020, and last for six months until April 10, 2021. It is expected to attract around 25 million visitors, with 70 percent of those from outside the UAE.

It is hoped the Bahrain pavilion will give the Kingdom a “premium opportunity to enhance its presence in a world-standard open business and economic climate”.

Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) president and commissioner-general of the Bahrain pavilion Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa attended the official ceremony.

He was joined by 2020 Dubai Expo bureau executive director Najib Mohammed Al-Ali and Bahrain ambassador to the UAE Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla bin Ali Al-Khalifa.

Be the first to get all the latest Bahrain news, reviews and deals into your inbox by signing up to our free newsletter, click here to sign up.

More from News

They will be distributed to citizens and residents for free

Your current card is valid until expiration

Plastic table covers and mats will no longer be imported or produced from next month

The day will pay tribute to the efforts of frontline medical staff

Newsletters

Follow us