On January 15 in Astana Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov met with the Secretary General of the International Bureau of Exhibitions V.Loscertales, who is on a working visit to Kazakhstan. The Secretary General congratulated the Head of Kazakhstan’s Foreign Service with Astana’s winning the bid to host EXPO 2017, and emphasized the importance of the «Future Energy» theme.
E.Idrissov said that the newly created State commission composed of key Ministers developed a National plan to organize the EXPO 2017in Astana. Concerning the Foreign Ministry’s activities, the Minister talked about the establishment of a Work Group to provide contacts with the international participants.
During the meeting, the parties have comprehensively discussed the preparation for EXPO 2017 in Astana and options for future use of the EXPO infrastructure after the international exposition is over.