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Ticket sales for EXPO-2017 exceeded the planned figures

by June 5, 2017 Key Issues

Last Sunday at the Expo-2017 site a full rehearsal was held, during which the organizers checked the readiness of the security services and comfortable stay in the exhibition area, as well as the technical readiness of the service facilities and the readiness of the pavilions.

By the opening of the exhibition it was planned to sell about 1 million tickets, however, sales exceeded this level by 20%, Daulet Yerkimbaev noted. Appropriate measures were taken in connection with the expected influx of a large number of visitors.

According to the Security Department Director Rustem Chakenov, all the planned events for the opening of the international exhibition have been fully implemented. The necessary equipment was purchased and installed – a system of video surveillance, signaling, access control.

All security personnel – employees of law enforcement agencies, private security structures – have received training and language proficiency courses.

“Particular attention is paid to the acquisition of input groups, which are able to receive about 12 thousand people within an hour. The waiting time will not exceed 30-40 minutes” – Rustem Chakenov said.

Volunteers will be attracted to help foreign guests. In total, the organizers selected and prepared 4,5 thousand people. Monthly 1,500 assistants will be involved in the exhibition territory. The first 800 volunteers came from Karaganda, Kostanay, Pavlodar regions and Almaty.

More than 210 medical workers are involved in the provision of medical care. Doctors, paramedics, resuscitators will be on duty daily on the territory of the International Exhibition. There are 7 medical centers on the territory of the exhibition.

The organizers of EXPO-2017 informed that all 115 international participants are ready to open the exhibition. They test the work of their pavilions and functional systems.

Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan