ASTANA, Kazakhstan, November 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
A delegation from the International Specialized Exhibition Astana EXPO 2017 presented a detailed progress report in Paris.
"All construction works at the site are carried out on schedule. It should be pointed out that, at this stage of the preparation, 90% of construction works have already been completed," said Akhmetzhan Yessimov, Chairman of the Board of National Company Astana EXPO-2017 at the 160th General Assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions in Paris.
He also reminded the audience that "the construction of pavilions for foreign participants has already been finished." Thus, on October 31, the first five pavilions were handed over to the first five participating countries (France, Germany, Hungary, Turkey and China) for decoration.
As part of the preparations, it is planned to organize a large-scale road show across Europe in the spring of 2017 to present the exhibition abroad. Work is underway to attract volunteers, and a pool of 4,500 people has already been formed.
On December 10, 2016, six months before the opening of the exhibition, the offline sale of tickets will start and a Single Service Center will open on December 1. The Center will provide the necessary state services to EXPO 2017 visitors and participants.
About Astana EXPO 2017
The International Specialized Exhibition Astana EXPO 2017 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 become one of the most spectacular cultural venues in 2017. The exhibition is expected to include over 3 thousand themed, cultural and entertainment events. Overall, the event expects 5 million visits.
As part of Astana EXPO 2017, global policy documents will be drafted in order to promote an energy-efficient lifestyle and wide use of renewable energy sources.
National Company Astana EXPO 2017
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