EXPO 2020 Dubai: Groundbreaking Ceremony at the Austria Pavilion

OrganizationsOther ♦ Published: November 18, 2019; 09:30 ♦ (Vindobona)

Preparations are in full swing for the first world exhibition in an Arab country. The construction phase of the Austria Pavilion has also begun.

Largest event in the Arab world to date: EXPO 2020 Dubai / Picture: © WKO Austrian Chamber of Commerce / Expo 2020 Dubai

Najeeb Mohammed Al-Ali, Executive Director of the Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau, and Beatrix Karl, the Austrian government commissioner, ceremoniously turned the first sod on site.

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