International Exhibitions Bureau appreciated the preparations for EXPO 2017
The head of the national company presented the preparations for the exhibition, as well as the company’s plans for the forthcoming period.
To date, 106 countries and 17 international organizations have confirmed their participation in EXPO 2017. 103 commissioners of sections were appointed, 89 contracts were signed. Holding of 67 National days have been already booked. Work on the implementation of aid programs for developing countries is underway. Technical sessions of the Silk Road, Egypt, international organizations, Latin American countries, the Caribbean Community, African countries and the Pacific countries were held. We discussed the design of the pavilions, the concept of participation and the various organizational issues. A unified customer service center was created; all the guests and participants of the exhibition will be able to receive all the necessary services from the public authorities of our country in a quick and convenient way . Unified Service Center will begin its work next week, on December 1, 2016.
According to the chairman of the Board of the national company, the construction work is proceeding according to schedule. 90% of the work has been done.
“The first five countries have already received their pavilions. I take this opportunity to call upon the parties to the early beginning of the active installation works. Pavilions are at your disposal. Construction of EXPO-town also completed and we are ready to receive guests. To date, 360 apartments were reserved and we look forward to the next bookings, ” A. Yessimov said.
The head of the national company focusing more on the content of the exhibition told the audience about the Pavilion “Kazakhstan” and the Zone of best practices. It should be reminded that 133 applications from 25 countries were received in the framework of the international competition. International selection committee had selected 24 best projects.
“There is no doubt that this pavilion will cause great interest among professional participants, as well as ordinary visitors,” the head of the national company said.
Following these statements,management and the members of the BIE welcomed the preparations for the EXPO-2017.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan