UAE-based smart and green facilities management (FM) company Farnek has secured FM contracts for eight national pavilions, worth AED 16.7mn (US$ 4.55mn) at Expo 2020. The countries include, China, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Singapore, The Philippines, Bahrain, Morocco and Pakistan.
The largest contract of the eight that the Farnek business development team has acquired is for the Saudi Arabian pavilion. At over 13,000sqm, the kingdom’s pavilion is the second largest at Expo 2020 second only to the UAE. Staff will be deployed to provide cleaning, pest control, operational support and facility integration services.
“During the six-month Expo 2020, it will be open to the public for up to 16 hours per day, which will require a dedicated team of over 130 technical and cleaning staff,” remarked Markus Oberlin, CEO, Farnek.
“I believe that our clearly-defined proposition enabled us to obtain these contracts,” noted Aburok. Khaldun Aburok, Farnek’s Director of Business Development.