OREANDA-NEWS. On Monday, Russia began construction at Expo 2020 in Dubai of its own pavilion, which will become one of the largest at this world exhibition. The head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov, the head of the organizing committee of Russian participation, laid the symbolic capsule at the heart of the future pavilion, the Russian media correspondent reports.

The exhibition, which will be held in Dubai in 2020, promises to be one of the largest and most visited in history. According to Manturov, Russia received one of the best sites at Expo. "We got one of the best sites in the Expo, literally in front of the entrance. That is, no one will pass. This is one of the largest pavilions", he told reporters the day before.

At the beginning of the construction ceremony, Manturov and the organizing committee of the exhibition took pictures with golden shovels and filled the sand with a capsule embedded in a special cement container.