Baku, Azerbaijan, April 16
By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:
The mission of the Bureau of International Exhibitions (BIE) will arrive in Azerbaijan on April 16 to assess the country’s application for EXPO 2025, the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan told Trend.
The mission will be in the country until April 19.
Azerbaijan proposed to organize the Baku EXPO 2025 from May 10 to November 10.
The exhibition’s topic will be “Developing human capital, building a better future”.
Russia’s Yekaterinburg and Japan’s Osaka are also bidding to organize the EXPO 2025.
The BIE mission visited Japan on March 6-8 and Russia – on April 2-4.
The aim of the BIE mission is to assess the feasibility and viability of the EXPO project, which is a necessary step to further advance the candidacy in the selection process.
The conclusion of the mission will be discussed in the Executive Committee of BIE in May, after which recommendations, based on the compliance of each project with the requirements of BIE, will be presented to the General Assembly of the Bureau.