Russian delegation visited Astana to present the World Expo 2025 bid
Russia is adopting Kazakhstan’s experience in Astana Expo 2017. Representatives of the Russian delegation visited Astana to present the World Expo 2025 bid with the ‘Changing the World: Innovations and Better Life for Future Generations’ theme. According to the delegates, Russia needs Kazakhstan’s support in the upcoming vote. Moreover, the delegates told about the host city, Yekaterinburg. They expect that Kazakhstan's experience will help the Ural’s capital win the right to host the exhibition. Osaka and Baku are also the candidate cities to host the World Expo 2025. The results will be announced on November 2018.
YELENA ASTRAKHANTSEVA, RUSSIAN DEPUTY MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE:
- Alleys and fountains, towers that change color and the sphere-shaped pavilion were very beautiful and amazing. We have close friendly relations with your country since time immemorial. You have a very good saying ‘Friendship is strong when it is mutual.’ This proverb means a lot to us and our relationship. We came to present the World Expo 2025 bid to host in Yekaterinburg and look forward to your support.
Kazakhstan plays a significant role in the World Expo 2020 in Dubai. Kazakhstan will build one of the largest pavilions. According to Kazakh Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Kairat Lama Sharif, the Kazakh pavilion’s area will take up 3500 square meters. The diplomat also highlighted that one can speak about the success of the Expo 2020. Two years prior to this, the 150 countries showed their interest in the exposition with the ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’ theme and the 38 states formally signed a participation agreement.