Palestine Pavilion at Dubai Expo 2020 represent a rich history that has the potential to attract investment and tourists.
Organizers of the Palestine Pavilion at Dubai Expo describe the country as a profoundly fascinating region with historical architecture. In addition to its booming tourism industry, it features a thriving industrial sector with inspiring investment prospects.
Palestinian nationals faced various challenges and constraints as a result of the Israeli practice. The issue didn’t receive much room for discussion at the Palestine pavilion. Organizers are hopeful that this enthusiasm at the pavilion will be translated into tourist and economic prospects.
The recent history of Palestine is loaded with gloomy, and sometimes bloody, incidents that could attract the attention of observers. Under severe Israeli Political pressure, regional countries, except for few traditional Israeli woes, evaded from making room for such talks.
The establishment of Israel occurred 73 years ago following a ruthless campaign that included the ethnic cleansing of local residents. The conducts, resulted in the expulsion of over 750 thousands of individuals from their homeland. Israel had financial, political and security patronage from some western countries in attempt that had started in the 19th century. After the struggle, Israeli troops seized around 78% of the ancient country.
The occupying force conquered the surviving lands in the “Naksa” war that start 19 years after establishment. Seizure of Gaza, East Jerusalem, and West Bank started a way that lingered on for the past 54 years. Israel also incorporated part of territories of Syria and Egypt under its reign of control. As a result, another 430,000 people faced eviction. Israel got fatter and fatter seizing lands from the inhabitants.
Palestine has also a rich tradition that could catch the eyes of various nations. Dubai Expo and Palestine Pavilion provided a useful opportunity en route.
Palestine Pavilion; A Shiny History in the Shadow
“Through this pavilion, we try and highlight the civilization in Palestine. It’s very important for us to promote the economic side, see if we can get new opportunities through the Expo and highlight that Palestine is also a place for tourism because people don’t know that.” These remarks by the Palestine Pavilion holders truly clarifies the significance of open shows for nations under constrains.
The organizers of the pavilion utilize a look at the past to build the present and inspire hope for the future. As such, “past, present and future” is the motto of the Palestine Pavilion at the Dubai Expo 2020.
Last month, the UN cautioned issued a report about the economic condition in Palestine following years of occupation. “The ‘dire’ economic and fiscal situation in Palestine required an integrated response. Years of economic stagnation in the West Bank are followed by a sharp GDP per capita decline in 2020,” part of the UN report read. “The economy continues its multi-decade decline in the Gaza Strip, with persistently high unemployment – particularly among women,”
Long-time deficits of public funding were a factor in the catastrophe, according to the UN report. Israel proceeds with withholding and keeping a percentage of clearing earnings, which the state arbitrarily equates to the amount given by Palestinians to the victims of hostilities in one way or another.
Through all human senses, Palestine pavilion has attempted to depict Palestine for visitors. organizers take guests on a tour throughout the country, allowing them to use their 5 senses to experience what Palestine state has to provide them with.
Recordings of historical places, religious calls, the scent of olives, a VR journey to religious places, and genuine dishes served to convey the feeling of Palestine through various senses.