EXPO-2017 to be platform for demonstration of energy projects

Oct 23. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

EXPO-2017 to be platform for demonstration of energy projectsEXPO-2017 will become the platform for demonstration and consideration of future projects in universal energy, believes Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE) Vincente Loscertales.

He expressed such point of view at the first ever meeting of the EXPO-2017 international participants in Astana on Thursday (October 23).

“There is good reason,” he added, “that Astana has been chosen as the host of the international exhibition. The city will become the platform for consideration of future projects in universal energy, renewable energy resources and energy transport.”

In his words, ‘green economy’ is becoming an important instrument in development of the future. It is also expected to contribute to improvement of life quality.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2709214

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It is planned to attract €68 million investments to help developing countries to partake in EXPO 2017 – V.Loscertales

Oct 23. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

To support developing countries in their participation in the international exhibition “EXPO-2017” it is planned to raise about 68 million euros, this has been reported today by Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau Vicente Loscertales at a press conference in Astana.

“We want developing countries to actively participate in the Expo, as they represent more than half of the international community. More than half of previous Expos’ participants were from developing countries,” said V. Loscertales.

According to his words, Astana organizes meetings with different regions of the world to jointly create conditions for developing countries’ participation in the event. He also noted that for this purpose it is planned to attract investments in the amount of about 68 million euros.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2709300

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In 2017 Astana will be a unique platform for international cooperation – BIE Secretary General

Oct 22. Kazpravda

By  Aynur Kuramysova

Astana is hosting the EXPO-2017 international planning meeting which will be held annually before the start of the exhibition EXPO-2017.

During the international specialized exhibition EXPO-2017 Astana will become a unique platform for international cooperation, said BIE Secretary General Vicente Loscertales, Kazpravda.kz reports.

“Today’s meeting has the task to make Astana a unique and original form of international cooperation in 2017 for the exhibition “Energy of the Future”, – said the BIE Secretary General at the EXPO-2017 international planning meeting.

Vicente Loscertales noted that the EXPO-2017 will resolve the issues on sustainable covering of the ever growing demands for energy.

“After obtaining independence, Kazakhstan has proved to be able to successfully conduct many major events and gained a reputation of a leading country in the region,” – said Loscertales.

http://www.kazpravda.kz/en/news/view/28472

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