(ANSA) - ROME, DEC 28 - There was a record number of visitors
to Expo Dubai 2020 over the Christmas period, sources said
Despite the UAE being an Islamic country, visitors flocked to the Universal Exposition during the holiday, with numbers up by over a million on the previous week, hitting 8,067,012, the biggest surge since it opened on October 1.
Online visits to the Virtual Expo also rose, to 37 million, with over three million children around the world taking part in remote educational sessions in six languages over the last 20 days.
Online participation is being encouraged amid the Omicron COVID wave which has seen health and safety measures increased at Expo. (ANSA).