Full Covid-19 vaccination for visitors not part of Expo 2020 Dubai plans

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UAE
  • Date: 17-May-2021
  • Source: Arabian Business
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Country: UAE
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Full Covid-19 vaccination for visitors not part of Expo 2020 Dubai plans

There are no plans to restrict access to this year’s Expo 2020 Dubai to only those who have been fully vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus. And organisers have stressed that the world showcase, which will be the first global gathering since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, will be one of the safest for those taking part and visitors alike. More than 200 participants – including nations, multilateral organisations, businesses, and educational institutions, as well as millions of visitors – are set to attend Expo 2020 Dubai, which will also be the first world fair to take place in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia region. Despite the ongoing health crisis, targets to achieve 25 million visits during the six-month event remain. Helal Saeed Almarri, director general, Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) and part of the Expo Organising Committee, said: “All the countries are genuinely interested and see the urgency of coming back together. We are in a situation here which is unprecedented.The Expo definitely offers an opportune moment to reflect, an opportune moment for all the countries to reconnect with the world. “We are not expecting visitors to the Expo to all be vaccinated. Dubai…

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