Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.8
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:
As much as 101 countries and 18 international organizations have already confirmed their participation in international specialized exhibition EXPO-2017, which will be held in Kazakhstan's capital Astana, the Kazakh "National company "Astana EXPO-2017" said Sept. 8.
As much as 68 of them have already signed participation agreements.
The following European countries have confirmed their participation in the exhibition: Germany, Monaco, Romania, France, Switzerland, Turkey, Lithuania, Serbia, Hungary, Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands, Austria, Vatican, Latvia, Spain, Poland, Finland, Czechia.
Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Turkmenistan, Belarus, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine also confirmed their participation in the exhibition.
Such countries as Israel, Malaysia, India, Vietnam, North Korea, Japan, Nauru, Vanuatu, Jordan, Marshall Islands, China, Tuvalu, Korea, Indonesia, Samoa, The United Arab Emirates, Fiji, Mongolia, Iran, Solomon Islands, Palau, Afghanistan, Kiribati, Tonga, Pakistan, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand, Cuba, Honduras, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, Bolivia, Antigua and Barbuda, Sent Lucia, Belize, Guyana, Suriname, Dominica, Guatemala, Paraguay, Haiti, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Senegal, Angola, Liberia, Gambia, Madagascar, Gabon, Sierra – Leone, Burkina-Faso, Lesotho, Egypt, Central African Republic, Ghana, Congo, Comoro Islands, Benin, Algeria, Republic of Seychelles, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mauritania, Kenya and Guinea will also participate in EXPO – 2017.
Among the international organization which confirmed their participation in the exhibition in Kazakhstan are ESCAP, OECD, UNESCO, UNIDO, the World Bank, IAEA, UNDP, SE4ALL, European Commission, the Energy Charter, IRENA, OPEC, ISESCO, The World Petroleum Council, OPEC Fund for International Development, UNICEF, International Science and Technology Center and SCO.
The World's Fair EXPO exhibition has been held since 1851.
The exhibition will be held for the first time in Kazakhstan in 2017. The "National company "Astana EXPO-2017" is the organizer of EXPO-2017 in Kazakhstan.
The EXPO-2017 titled "Future Energy" will last from June 10 until September 10.
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