New dates announced for EXPO 2020
EXPO 2020 Dubai, the Universal Exhibition that follows the Milan Expo of 2015, will be postponed by one year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It will start on 1st October 2021 and end on 31st March 2022.
The Bureau International des Expositions, the intergovernmental body that governs Universal Exhibitions, announced that the member countries ratified the decision by reaching the two-thirds supermajority required for the postponement, which was requested last month by the Government of the United Arab Emirates. The voting process will nonetheless continue until 29th May.