World Expo-2020: Dubai

Published on February 03, 2020
Current context: Navdeep Singh Suri has assumed the responsibility of India’s Co-Chair of the Expo-2020 Dubai Committee.
World Expo-2020: Dubai
  • Navdeep Singh Suri, who has assumed the responsibility of India’s Co-Chair of the Expo-2020 Dubai Committee was until very recently India’s Ambassador to the UAE.
  • Expo 2020 Dubai is a World Expo that’s going to be hosted by Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and is scheduled to open on 20th October 2020.
  • The World Expo provides a platform where people from all over the world come together and connect with each other, share ideas, learn and innovate.
  • Expo 2020 Dubai is the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region and the first to be hosted by an Arab nation.
  • The theme of the Expo is “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future” along with three sub-themes:
    1. Opportunity- unlocking the potential for individuals and communities to shape the future.
    2. Mobility- to create the smarter and more productive movement of people, goods and ideas, both physically and virtually.
    3. Sustainability- respecting and living in balance with the world we inhabit.
  • Expo-2020 aims to unlock the potential of each visitor while encouraging collaboration and presenting opportunities for all to make a difference in the future development of humanity.
  • FICCI is the industry partner of the Indian Government for its participation in Expo-2020 Dubai.
  • The first World Expo was London’s Great Exhibition of 1851, are organized every five years and last for six months.
  • The Bureau International des Expositions General Assembly in Paris awarded Dubai as the host during the 154th General Assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) on 27th November 2013.
  • The Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) is the intergovernmental organisation that regulates and oversees World Expos on behalf of its 170 member states. It was founded in 1928.
  • The last Expo took place in 2015 in Milan with the theme ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’.

Question: 

Q.1 Which country will host the World Expo 2020?
a. Saudi Arabia
b. UAE
c. Turkey
d. Iran

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