More Than 100 Countries have Confirmed Their Participation in EXPO-2017

Sep 15, 2016, 08:26 ET from National company “Astana EXPO-2017”

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, September 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

More than 100 countries have already confirmed their participation in the EXPO-2017 Future Energy International Specialized Exhibition.

Ukraine, the Republic of South Africa, the Dominican Republic and the Republic of Colombia have been added to the list of participating countries that will show their achievements in renewable power generation at EXPO-2017 in Astana.

Initially, according to the Registration Dossier of EXPO-2017, it was planned to attract 100 countries and 10 international organizations. "Today, I'd like to declare that we have realized the plan for attraction of international participants. 103 countries and 17 international organizations have officially confirmed their participation in the Exhibition," said the EXPO-2017 Commissioner Rapil Zhoshybayev.

European, CIS, Asian, Middle Eastern, Asian-Pacific, African and Latin American countries will participate in the exhibition, as well as 17 international organizations, including the World Bank, IAEA, OPEC, UNDP and UNESCO. However, in the nearest future, this list is to be expanded.

"Now we are negotiating to receive confirmations from some more countries. Our campaign to attract international participants will last till the end of the year. Now we are appointing commissioners for national sections and preparing to sign participation agreements," said Rapil Zhoshybayev.

Thus, EXPO-2017 is about nine months away, but the plan to attract participants has already been realized. Kazakhstan is entering the homestretch in its preparation for the exhibition. As early as October, international pavilions will be assigned to participating countries and they will start to fill them.

About Astana EXPO-2017 

The Astana EXPO-2017 International Specialized Exhibition dedicated to Future Energy is an expositional and recreational event that will take place between 10 June and 10 September 2017 in Astana. The exhibition will last 93 days and will be one of the most spectacular cultural venues in 2017. The exhibition is expected to include over 3000 thematic, cultural and entertainment events. Overall, the event expects over 100 participating countries and over 5 million visits.

Sub-themes of EXPO-2017:  

  • Reducing CO2 emissions. Environmental goal: environmental protection and support for trends towards improvement in the environment.
  • Efficient energy use: promoting energy efficiency and the rational use of energy.
  • Energy available to everyone. Social goal: access to energy as one of the basic elements of human needs and rights.

National Company Astana EXPO-2017 

For more information, please contact:Artem Storozhenko, expo@m-p.ru

SOURCE National company “Astana EXPO-2017”