The six-month long Expo 2023 Doha is expected to be attended by as many as three million visitors from across the world who will be exploring the latest innovations and techniques in agriculture and sustainability sectors.
According to the details, released by Expo 2023 official website, 80 countries will set up pavilions at the event, which runs from October 2, 2023 to March 28, 2024.
Described as the first A1 International Horticultural Exhibition to be held in Qatar, the Middle East, and North Africa, Expo 2023 Doha will have international visitors and organisers along with the experts from national and international industries, government entities and officials. Non-governmental organisations and commercial affiliates will also be a part of the exhibition.
Works are progressing at Doha's Al Bidda Park where the pavilions are to be set up at a huge area spread across 1.7mn sqm, the website said. The venue will have dedicated zones for modern agriculture, technology and innovation, environmental awareness and sustainability. The pavilions will highlight the theme "Green Desert, Better Environment" while encouraging sustainable innovation and reducing desertification.
Under the auspices of the BIE (Bureau Internationale Des Expositions) and AIPH (International Association for Horticultural Producers), the expo is organised by the Ministry of Municipality in line with the objectives of Qatar National Vision 2030 to achieve environmental management and sustainable development in Qatar.
Expo Doha 2023 will feature ornamental gardens and host discussions, conferences and live shows along with art and culinary performances, in addition to hosting international, family and cultural areas.