Expo 2017 will start in the capital of Kazakhstan in just about three months
The international specialized exhibition Expo 2017 will start in the capital of Kazakhstan in just about three months. The UK is actively preparing for this event. This was reported by the British Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Alan Duncan. The UK’s leading companies have already expressed their intention to participate in the Expo. At the international exhibition, the British participants intend to present both innovative developments in the field of renewable energy sources, as well as the already proven green technologies. In addition, UK has a lot of experience in the sphere of application of alternative energy sources. Representatives of the United Kingdom intend to make their pavilion one of the most ambitious and memorable. At the previous world exhibitions in Shanghai and Milan, the UK pavilion was among the best ones.
ALAN DUNCAN, BRITISH MINISTER OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH AFFAIRS:
We very much look forward to working very closely together with Kazakhstan. This will be very important period.
The list of the best pavilions at Astana Expo includes the Chinese pavilion. The chief of Astana Expo 2017 national company Akhmetzhan Yessimov met with the Chinese Ambassador. China became one of the first states to officially confirm its participation in the exhibition. China is the world leader in the development of the green economy. According to the Ambassador Zhang Hanhui, the Chinese participants are very interested in the forthcoming event in Astana. They are already informed about where to buy tickets or book a hotel. The President of China Xi Jinping is expected to attend the Expo opening ceremony.
Japan prepares for Expo 2017 as well. The country intends to present the unique concept and design of its pavilion as well as advanced technological developments in the field of renewable energy sources. An increasing number of Japanese citizens intend to visit Kazakhstan. Moreover, the visa regime will be greatly simplified for them. Japan shows high interest in the international exhibition Expo 2017, so that they created an exclusive kimono design. It is made in the traditional Japanese style and contains elements of Kazakhstan’s flag with the logo Astana-Expo. In addition, the local fan group, consisting of famous singers, artists and other famous people of Japan wrote songs about Kazakhstan especially for Expo.