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Lord Rose of Monewden criticises UK's Expo effort in Dubai – The Times

Britain’s £44 million pavilion at Expo 2020 was designed to “promote the UK as a world-class destination for trade, investment, education and tourism”. It has, however, left some visitors baffled.
“I have never seen such a waste of public money,” Lord Rose of Monewden, incoming chairman of Asda and former boss of Marks and Spencer, said after seeing the UK’s contribution to the global fair in Dubai.
The pavilion, a vast futuristic hall displaying on its fascia a computer-created poem, was designed by Es Devlin, who created the set for the closing ceremony of the London Olympics.
Visitors are invited to “consider what message we would communicate to express ourselves as a planet should we one day encounter other advanced civilisations in space”. “If that’s
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