Astana, Kazakhstan, May 15
By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend:
'Astana EXPO-2017' exhibition complex will be erected within 26 months, advisor to the chairman of board of the Astana EXPO-2017 national company Kanagat Tlemisov said at a press conference in Astana on May 14.
"The Astana EXPO-2017 national company will build all 26 facilities of the exhibition complex in 26 months; namely, international, corporate and themed pavilions, residential complexes, a school, a kindergarten, a hotel, a congress hall, a conference and press center, expo office, an energy hall, commercial and shopping areas, indoor city, Expo Plaza and an artistic center," he said.
"The construction of the Kazakh national pavilion will begin in June," "Astana EXPO-2017" Architecture Department director Kanat Mukhashev said.
The Kazakh National Pavilion is a round sphere with a diameter of 80 meters. It will decorate the "Astana EXPO-2017" exhibition complex and be a symbol of the international specialized exhibition EXPO-2017.
"The main phase of construction is scheduled for 2015 and 2016," Mukhashev said. "The participating countries will begin installing their pavilions in early 2017."
Edited by CN