France will present a new generation car at Astana Expo 2017
France will present a new generation car at Astana Expo 2017. It was announced during the presentation of the French pavilion. As the French Expo Commissioner Pascal Lorot said, the Fifth Republic’s program at EXPO 2017 will consist of three themes: eco-city, renewable energy and eco-friendly transport. Representatives of the largest companies will tell about new ways tackling climate change. Seminars, master classes, scientific conferences will be held in the French pavilion throughout all three months. The Hackathon Developer Forum will be organized for students. Young scientists will be able to present their innovative projects at the forum. As for cultural programs, Day of France will be celebrated on June 21 and then, on July 14 - the Day of the Bastille.
PASCAL LOROT, FRENCH EXPO COMMISSIONER:
- Our pavilion will have two floors. On the first floor, the enterprises will demonstrate the latest technologies. The second floor will be allocated to seminars, conferences and debates. Each of our eight partners will have a special zone where they will demonstrate their technology via interactive elements, touch screens and latest achievements.
Russia unveiled some information about its pavilion. Russia is planning to use the Arctic region as the platform for obtaining energy in the future. A real iceberg will be installed in the Russian pavilion. The cold temperature will be maintained constantly next to it, Russian Expo commissioners said at a special press conference in Moscow. The largest companies of the neighboring country are planning to present the latest developments in the field of nuclear energy and renewable energy sources. Russia will hold more than 100 forums and conferences during the exhibition. About 200 companies are invited to participate, they intend to establish new business contacts and intensify joint cooperation with Kazakh enterprises in the development of alternative energy sources.
GEORGY KALAMANOV, RUSSIAN EXPO COMISSIONER:
- The exhibition itself will become a business platform. It will give an opportunity to make thousands of new contacts. We hope that Astana EXPO 2017 will attract millions of visitors. Taking into account that Russia has applied for participation in EXPO 2025, this event is very important for us.
IGOR SHAKHRAI, DIRECTOR GENERAL, HEVEL GROUP:
- This is a wonderful exhibition. I believe Russia and Kazakhstan will achieve positive results.