Kazakhstan applies to host EXPO-2017.

By bne IntelliNews August 20, 2010
Kazakhstan has applied to host Expo-2017. The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade explained that ,,After successful participation in the EXPO-2008 exhibition in Zaragos (Spain), where Kazakhstan took the third place among 104 participant countries, Kazakhstan has decided to apply to host EXPO 2017 in Astana". The ministry also added that the theme of 2017 exhibition proposed by Kazakhstan is ,, The Development of the Energy of the Future". The authorities considers that holding the exhibition will help to attract investments for the construction of Expocentre. The built infrastructure would also become a part of the city's infrastructure.

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