Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, welcomed the commissioners of the countries participating in Expo 2020 in Dubai on Tuesday.
The global event is set to start in 150 days, on October 1, 2021, after being delayed a year due to the pandemic.
“Dubai today welcomed delegates representing 173 countries and 24 international organisations at the final international participants meeting before Expo 2020 Dubai opens in October,” Sheikh Mohammed tweeted.
“The world is recovering..and we are ready to welcome 190 countries to the world’s greatest event.”
Dubai’s tourism chief said that key events like Expo 2020 would help attract visitors