Dubai Ruler briefed on Expo 2020 Dubai's Aussie Pavilion design
Australian governor-general, David Hurley briefed HH Sheikh Mohammed on the design and architecture of the pavilion
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai was briefed on the internal and external design and architecture of the Australia Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai by the country’s governor-general, David Hurley during their meeting at Za’abeel Palace.
The meeting was attended by HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai; chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, chairman and chief executive of Emirates Airline and Group, chairman of the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee, HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum; minister of state for international cooperation, and director-general of Expo 2020 Dubai, Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, the UAE's state-held news agency, Wam reported.
Director general of the Ruler's Court in Dubai and vice chairman of the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee, Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani; and director general of the department of protocol and hospitality in Dubai, Khalifa Saeed Suleiman were also present at the meeting.
The design of Australia Pavilion was revealed by the team behind the country’s participation at the next World Expo, earlier this week. The pavilion is designed by Brisbane-based architectural firm, bureau^proberts.
Dubai-based construction heavyweight ASGC and UK construction consultancy Turner & Townsend are associated with the construction of the pavilion, foundation works on which began in November 2019.
With the theme Blue Sky Dreaming, the Aussie pavilion is located within the World Expo’s Mobility District.