Sheikh Hamdan death: Expo 2020 Terra pavilion closed
Dates for reopening will be confirmed in due course, Expo 2020 Dubai team says.
As the UAE mourns the loss of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, Expo 2020 Dubai has announced the closure of the preview of Terra - The Sustainability Pavilion.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid passed away earlier today.
The pavilion closure is effective with immediate effect and dates for re-opening "will be confirmed in due course", the Expo 2020 team said.
Expo 2020 Dubai is extremely saddened to hear of the passing of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance. We offer condolences to HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. pic.twitter.com/KZUFRzAiwy— Expo 2020 Dubai (@expo2020dubai) March 24, 2021
"Visitors who have already purchased tickets will be able to use them on an alternative day, or can request a refund by contacting 800-EXPO or email@example.com."
A special preview of Terra had opened for public viewing for a limited time in January.
The Expo 2020 team has offered condolences to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Ruling Family, the government and citizens and residents of the UAE.
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