DUBAI: The Pakistan Pavilion established at the Expo 2020 Dubai achieved a milestone after it attracted 120,000 visitors within the first 18 days of the exhibition, a statement said.
Pakistan became one of the most visited pavilions since the greatest show Expo 2020 Dubai opened its doors on October 1, 2021.
The colorful exterior of the Pakistan Pavilion attracted more than 8,000 visitors on the first day, and the visitor’s number jumped to 55,000 in the first week of October.
The response on the weekends has been exceptional. The pavilion has reached 120,000 visitors just after three days of reaching its first milestone.
Rizwan Tariq, director general of the Pakistan Pavilion, said: “The response has been phenomenal since the opening of the Expo 2020 and we are extremely happy to announce that the pavilion received more than 100,000 visitors during the first 18 days of October.”
“The pavilion has attracted the attention of visitors through its spaces and activities that reveal ‘The Hidden Treasure’ of Pakistan.”
Afroz Abro, lead programming and marketing, said: “The pavilion has lined up many cultural, informative, and business events throughout October to showcase the immense potential and opportunities both in tourism and other economic sectors,” adding that the pavilion would also host a variety of entertainment and business events throughout the six months of Expo 2020.
Rich in history and culture, the Pakistani Pavilion is divided into eight key spaces where visitors can experience the country’s best-kept hidden treasures ranging from its vibrant handicrafts to its Ten Billion Tree project and flavorsome food.