BUSINESS NEWS | Expo Body Set To Approve Year’s Delay To Expo 2020 Dubai

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The awarding body for World Expos is set to approve a one – year postponement of Expo2020 Dubai, the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) said on Monday.

The resolution to delay the event to now start on October 1,2021 and run until March 21, 2022 has surpassed the required two-third of member states voting in favor of the date change, the BIE said in a statement.

The United Arab Emirates in March postponing Expo 2020 Dubai by a year, after participating countries asked for a delay due to the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus.

It had been due to run from Oct.20, 2020 to April 10, 2021.

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