110.8 Bn Tenge To Be Spent On EXPO In Kazakhstan In 2017-2019
110.8 bn tenge will be allocated from the Republican budget for preparation and organization of EXPO-2017 and post-exhibition use of the objects of the international exhibition, said Bakhyt Sultanov, Minister of Finance.
“110.8 bn tenge are planned in 2017-2019 for preparation and organization of the specialized exhibition EXPO-2017, of them 77 bn tenge in 2017 for the arrangements on interaction with the international exhibitions bureau, coverage and advertising of the exhibition at the international and national cultural-entertainment and sports arrangements,” said B. Sultanov.
“33.8 bn tenge planned in 2018-2019 will be spent on the arrangements on post-exhibition use of the exhibition’s objects,” he added.
Expo 2017 is an International Exposition scheduled to take place between June 10 and September 10, 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan. The expo’s official theme is “Future Energy”, and aims to create a global debate between countries, nongovernmental organizations, companies and the general public on the crucial question: “how do we ensure safe and sustainable access to energy for all while reducing CO2 emissions?”
The theme chosen for the Expo 2017 is “Future Energy”. The theme is aimed to concentrate on the future of energy, as well as innovative and practical energy solutions and their impacts.
The EXPO-2017’s subtitle is “Solutions for Tackling Humankind’s Greatest Challenge.” Therefore, the Expo will showcase future energy solutions tackling social, economic and environmental challenges.