Vietnam identified the theme of the National Pavilion at EXPO 2017
Kazakh ambassador to Vietnam Beketzhan Zhumahanov met with the newly appointed Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Nguyen Ngoc Thien in Hanoi.
The main topic of the talks was the issue of Vietnam’s participation in the International specialized exhibition EXPO-2017.
The ambassador spoke about the extensive work undertaken by Kazakhstan in the framework of preparation for the exhibition, in particular, the fact that 105 countries and 17 international organizations have confirmed their participation, and as soon as the participating countries may take their halls for the organization of future work.
MFA of Kazakhstan informs that B. Zhumahanov urged the Vietnamese side to strengthen the elaboration of organizational issues of Vietnam’s participation, including substantive and thematic filling of its national pavilion.
The minister praised the development of relations between Kazakhstan and Vietnam, and also thanked the Kazakh side for its support on issues of cooperation in the fields of culture, sports and tourism between the two countries.
Nguyen Ngoc Thien said that Vietnam is actively preparing for the exhibition EXPO-2017; a series of cultural events are planned in the framework of its participation. Thus, the National Day of Vietnam will be held on August 29 and it is planned to hold the Days of Vietnamese Culture in Kazakhstan in honor of the 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Vietnam is one of the first countries in South-East Asia, have confirmed participation in EXPO 2017. In February 2016, National Commissioner was appointed and the Agreement on the participation of the country in the EXPO-2017 was signed. National Coordinator for the country’s participation in the exhibition is the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Vietnam is a member of the International Exhibitions Bureau and has extensive experience in international EXPO exhibitions. Vietnamese pavilions were presented at the last four exhibitions in Zaragoza (Spain), Shanghai (China), Yeosu (South Korea) and Milan (Italy).
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan