France is to issue a commemorative stamp to mark its participation in Expo 2020 Dubai. That six-month mega event will get underway on October 1, 2021. The EU country is set to make a big impression on the hotly-anticipated extravaganza.
The French architects and constructors work on the national pavilion are due to be completed this month. Anticipation is building for the first world’s fair to be held in the Middle East, The National reports.
The dazzling design of France’s pavilion will be available at post offices throughout the country from June 21. Paris prints commemorative stamp to celebrate Expo 2020 Dubai, the event has been postponed for 12 months due to the pandemic restrictions.
France’s pavilion facade is covering 1,800 square metres and a forecourt of 1,000 square metres, standing 21 metres high. The budget for France’s participation at Expo is €28 mln, twice higher than for Expo Milan in 2015.