The organizers of the Dubai Expo 2020 closely follow the situation of the coronavirus

DUBAI: The organizers of Dubai Expo 2020, which starts in October, are following closely, but they expect global efforts to control the virus to succeed, a spokesman said on Sunday.

The safety and well-being of all who visit Expo 2020 Dubai is of the utmost importance to us, and we are working closely with the UAE. Ministry of Health and Prevention to apply the guidance they have provided, the spokesman said.

Expo 2020, which has an expected duration of six months, is considered a boost for the tourism sector and the tourism economy, with previous projections showing that it could attract 11 million foreign visitors.