Expo 2023 Doha concludes, attracts over 4.2 million visitors – The Peninsula

  • Date: 31-Mar-2024
  • Source: The Peninsula
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Expo 2023 Doha concludes, attracts over 4.2 million visitors – The Peninsula

Doha, Qatar: International Horticultural Expo 2023 Doha concluded yesterday on a high note and attracted over four million visitors.

The first A1 International Horticultural Exhibition in the Middle East and North Africa was held at Al Bidda Park from October 2, 2023, to March 28, 2024.

Addressing the conclusion ceremony, Minister of Municipality H E Abdullah bin Hamad bin Abdullah Al Attiyah said that over 179 days since its launch, and with the participation of 77 countries, Expo 2023 Doha has attracted approximately 4,220,000 visitors, which is much greater than the number that was expected before.

The ceremony was attended by a large number of people including Their Excellencies Ministers, diplomates, dignitaries and guests.

He said that this indicates good organization, quality, and diversity of events, which recorded approximately 7,000 events, including 54 national celebrations, 124 conferences and seminars, 198 events for ministries and government agencies and 600 stage performances.

“The Expo also hosted 1,727 workshops about topics such as sustainability, environmental awareness, modern agriculture, technology, and innovation in the field of agriculture, among others,” said the Minister.

He said that Expo 2023 Doha marked a milestone in the history of international horticultural exhibitions, as it was the first A1 exhibition to be held in