Astana Green Bridge Initiative to be presented in Brazil in 2012

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President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will present the Astana Green Bridge Initiative at the World Summit on Sustainable Development that is scheduled for June 4-6, 2012 in Brazil.

Kazakh Vice-Minister of Environmental Protection Mazhit Turmagambetov made it public today in Astana, Kazinform reported.

'The Head of State will present the Astana Initiative himself at the summit in Rio de Janeiro. Besides, the side-event (a seminar focused on detailed information about the initiative) on the Green Bridge program will be held. The participation of the President is expected in the side-event as well," he said.

Green Bridge Initiative was proposed by the President of Kazakhstan at the third Astana Economic Forum.

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