Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 23 May 2019

Expo 2020 Dubai: New drone footage shows site rising from the desert

The site is taking shape ahead of the launch next year

The site is growing daily.
The site is growing daily.

New drone footage has shown significant progress on Expo 2020 Dubai, with buildings rising out of the sprawling desert site.

Footage shows Al Wasl Plaza - which sits at the heart of the campus - and the Emirati falcon-inspired structure coming together.

Last week, it was revealed that the first Emirati opera Al Wasl - meaning Connection, in reference to the Emirates' trading hub heritage - will be performed at the Expo.

Earlier this month, the economic impact was estimated to be about Dh120 billion, according to consultancy Ernst & Young.

Updated: April 23, 2019 08:27 PM

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