UN supports the initiative of the President of Kazakhstan to establish a center of green technologies on the basis of EXPO-2017
The sides discussed issues of preparation for the EXPO-2017 during the meeting. Akhmetzhan Yessimov informed that currently 115 countries and 18 international organizations have confirmed their participation in the exhibition. 18 countries have already received pavilions and began themed exposition. He expressed confidence that the UN exhibition will demonstrate the best projects and the achievement of the organization in the field of renewable energy.
For its part, Ms. Sultanoglu praised Kazakhstan’s leadership in promoting sustainable development goals (SDGs) as well as the country’s ability to engage in dialogue and promote the adoption of reform measures in sustainable and rational use of energy.
“We support the President Nazarbayev’s initiative to establish a center of green technology and are ready to support this project. I am confident that the exhibition will be an excellent opportunity for Kazakhstan to give impetus to the theme of sustainable energy. UN ready to contribute,” Cihan Sultanoglu said.
In the role of the Commissioner-General of the United Nations in the EXPO-2017, Ch. Sultanoglu coordinates the participation of the entire United Nations system in the exhibition.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan