Expo Dubai »concludes the 2018 extraordinary achievements and prepares to dazzle the world2019-01-02
Dubai Expo is on track, with the site’s employees racing ahead of the global event as Dubai prepares to dazzle the world in an exceptional version of 2020.
The Expo 2020 Dubai team continued its intensive efforts at various levels in 2018, achieving a number of record achievements in conjunction with the intensification of events and initiatives related to the event at the local and international levels.
Recent data have highlighted a number of achievements of the on-site workshop of more than 30,000 people with 55 million working hours, 40,000 square meters of the retaining wall and 199 square kilometers of asphalt, Service networks completed 333 km, in addition to the completion of more than 120 km of internal roads at the site.
Work continues on 29,000 parking lots and 2273 apartments under construction, while the Expo nursery houses more than 13,000 plants and trees.
99.5% of the transport and rescue points and fire points were completed at the site. The work was completed in a 24 hour medical center that was completed to serve the construction and efficiency project.
Expo 2020 has received more than 25,000 applications from more than 25,800 companies registered in the portal for contracts and purchases from 149 countries, 74% of which are SMEs.