Saudi Arabia announced the completion of its Dubai Expo 2020 Suite, which will now be held in 2021 due to a postponement related to the Coronavirus.
The wing, which began operating in February 2019, will be the second largest after the UAE wing.
Saudi news agency mentioned that the suite, which covers an area of 13069 square meters – equivalent to two football fields, will celebrate the state experience in mixing its traditions with its aspirations for a bright future.
The eco-structure features 650 solar panels obtained from Saudi entrepreneurs and made in the Kingdom.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Suite will take visitors on a guided tour to learn about the wonders of the Kingdom’s 13 regions through immersive and interactive experiences and exhibitions.
A special water installation will be a major attraction with a 1,320 square meter diagonal mirror screen and unique art displays attributed to Saudi artists, while a 2030-integrated technical installation is also expected to be a big attraction for the vision of Saudi Arabia 2030.
“The innovative facade of the building, which rises six floors of land, symbolizes the country’s established heritage, ancient culture, the wonders of nature, countless opportunities, and the great aspiration of the Saudi people,” it said in a statement.
Last week, a senior executive at Expo 2020 Dubai said the number of visitors expected for next year’s postponed event remains the same, despite the tightening of health and safety regulations due to the global COVID-19 epidemic.
There were fears that the audience for the event, which was initially expected to attract 25 million visits in the region over six months, could be reduced due to social divergences restrictions designed to curb the spread of the virus.
However, Manal Albiat, head of sales and sales at Expo 2020 Dubai, told Arabian Business that the visitor numbers goals remained the same.
Despite the ongoing health and economic crisis inspired by the Covid virus, the data revealed that it is expected that all assets related to the Expo will be completed, including the Plaza and its associated Suites by the end of the year.
More than 190 countries have registered to participate in the six-month international exhibition.