Building work finishes at Expo 2020 Dubai's Pakistan Pavilion

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In an official ceremony at the Expo 2020 Dubai site, the Pakistan Pavilion has been handed over to the Pakistani authorities following the end of construction work.

The attraction is located in the 'Opportunity District' and spans 35,000 sq ft.

Its theme is "Pakistan: The Hidden Treasure", and aims to enhance tourism, commerce and investment.

"Through our theme at Expo 2020 Dubai, we plan to present and showcase the land of opportunities to promote tourism, commerce and investment in the country," Abdul Razak Dawood, advisor to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Commerce & Investment said.

He was joined by Muhammad Sualeh Ahmed Faruqui, Secretary, Ministry of Commerce and Afzaal Mahmood, Ambassador of Pakistan to UAE, for the official ceremony.

Omar Shehadeh, Chief International Participants Officer at Expo 2020 Dubai; Ahmed Al Khatib, Chief Development and Delivery Officer at Expo 2020 Dubai, and Ahmed Al Hamdan, Country Manager for Pakistan at Expo 2020 Dubai, were also present.

Expo 2020 is now scheduled to be held from October 1, 2021, to March 31, 2022, under the theme of "Connecting Minds, Creating the future".

Million of visitors from across the globe are expected to visit the Expo 2020 site, which is spread over an area of 4.38 square kilometres.

With more than 200 Participants Pavilions, the entire area is divided into three main districts - Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability.

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