Expo 2020 will create hundreds of thousands of jobs across the region


More than 275,000 jobs will be created across the region in the next six years to service Dubai Expo 2020, according to officials. The jobs will be in sectors linked to delivery and legacy plans for the event, from aviation and construction to retail and transportation, as part of the estimated €17.7 billion (Dh90.1 billion) expected to be generated between 2014 and 2021, said bosses at Dubai’s Expo Preparatory Committee. To make sure the event lives up to its green credentials, a zero-emission bus service will transport visitors to and from the expo from pick-up points located at key hotel [...]