In pics: Highly anticipated Dubai Expo 2020 commences today

Published on Sep 30, 2021 10:25 PM IST
  • Dubai Expo 2020, which was delayed for a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, commenced today, September 30. Fifteen states and nine central ministries from India are participating in this six-month-long expo, which will be ending on March 31, 2022.
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Dubai Expo, which attracts millions of visitors from across the globe, will be the world's second-biggest (after Tokyo Olympics) event since the beginning of the ongoing pandemic.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 30, 2021 10:25 PM IST

Dubai Expo, which attracts millions of visitors from across the globe, will be the world's second-biggest (after Tokyo Olympics) event since the beginning of the ongoing pandemic.(REUTERS)

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Emirati men line up to welcome visitors at the site of Expo 2020 on September 30, the day of its opening in the Gulf Emirate of Dubai. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Emirati men line up to welcome visitors at the site of Expo 2020 on September 30, the day of its opening in the Gulf Emirate of Dubai. (AFP)

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Performers line up to welcome visitors at the site of Expo 2020 on September 30 in the Gulf Emirate of Dubai.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Performers line up to welcome visitors at the site of Expo 2020 on September 30 in the Gulf Emirate of Dubai.(AFP)

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People visit the site of Expo 2020 on September 30 in the Gulf Emirate of Dubai.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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People visit the site of Expo 2020 on September 30 in the Gulf Emirate of Dubai.(AFP)

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Emirati artists perform during the opening ceremony of the Dubai Expo 2020, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on September 30.(AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Emirati artists perform during the opening ceremony of the Dubai Expo 2020, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on September 30.(AP)

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Flag-bearers for participating countries enter during the opening ceremony of the Dubai Expo 2020 on September 30.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Flag-bearers for participating countries enter during the opening ceremony of the Dubai Expo 2020 on September 30.(AFP)

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The United Arab Emirates hopes to welcome about 25 million visitors for Expo-2020 Dubai, the first universal exhibition held in the Middle East and the largest event globally since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 30, 2021 10:25 PM IST

The United Arab Emirates hopes to welcome about 25 million visitors for Expo-2020 Dubai, the first universal exhibition held in the Middle East and the largest event globally since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. (AP)

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