In a special festive atmosphere, and in the presence of the Commissioner-General of the Saudi pavilion Hussein Hanbaza, a number of officials in the pavilion, along with a crowd of visitors to the exhibition, the Organizing Committee of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai announced that the number of its visitors had reached one million visitors from different countries. Arab and foreign nationalities, as well as high-level diplomatic delegations from various brotherly and friendly countries, while more than 30% of the total number of visitors to the “Expo Dubai” exhibition, and the highest percentage in the history of international exhibitions within 49 days, in a new achievement added to the List of achievements and records achieved by the pavilion since its official opening in early October.
With the start of the countdown to announcing the number of expected visits, the pavilion’s employees and the public gathered to the outside arena of the Kingdom’s pavilion in the “Opportunities” area of the international exhibition, before the fireworks and laser lights were launched, to announce the new record, which was accompanied by the rhythms of the operetta “Long Live Salman” » The Saudi Arda band joined, and more visitors flocked to celebrate this distinguished occasion, at the conclusion of which all visitors were invited to join a luxurious dinner held in the outdoor palm garden.
Over the past weeks, the Kingdom’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai has succeeded in attracting the attention of visitors through its various events, activities and thematic weeks that reflect the human wealth and the civilizational and development components of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, based on four main pillars that include rich nature and a vibrant community. The ancient heritage and economic opportunities that the Kingdom offers to the world, along with an energy and sustainability station, a brilliant presence of traditional Saudi crafts, folkloric performances, and famous dishes from different regions of the Kingdom, as well as family, cultural and poetic performances, in addition to a group of multiple opportunities in the fields of innovation, economy, culture and investment. , which takes visitors on an unprecedented journey of exploration that reflects the spirit of the young Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, welcoming the world, and always looking towards the future.
The Kingdom’s pavilion offers, over a period of 6 months, more than 1,800 events of distinctive activities and programs and thematic weeks, covering all economic, developmental and cultural fields, as well as family shows and a set of multiple opportunities in the fields of innovation, economy, culture and investment, which will take visitors on a journey of unparalleled exploration. A precedent that reflects the spirit of the young Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, welcoming the world, and always looking towards the future.
While the Saudi pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai is the largest pavilion after the host country, it has won three Guinness World Records records, through the largest interactive light floor, the longest interactive water curtain, and the largest interactive digital screen mirror, At the same time, the pavilion building is an architectural icon that nominates it to enter the list of the most famous buildings in the world, after its design was consistent with the highest standards of environmental sustainability, and it obtained the platinum certificate in the LEED system from the US Green Building Council (USGBC), making it one of the The most sustainable designs around the world, in addition to its complete dependence in its operation on renewable energy, emphasizing the principle of sustainability symbolized by the external design of the pavilion.