Kazakhstan Environmental Protection Ministry to coordinate EXPO-2017 17 января 2013, 16:42
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Kazakhstan Environmental Protection Minister Nurlan Kapparov. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Kazakhstan Ministry of Environmental Protection will become the main body for coordination of the EXPO-2017 operations, Tengrinews.kz reports referring to Kazakhstan President's official website citing Nursultan Nazarbayev as saying this at the meeting with Kazakhstan Environmental Protection Minister Nurlan Kapparov.
"Kazakhstan President stressed that the Ministry has to become one of the main player coordinating, identifying and attracting the interested parties into generation of suggestions for implementation the EXPO-2017 ideas," the message states.
The Minister suggested to build all kinds of green economy facilities in the exhibition area: smart power networks and buildings with renewable energy sources. The platform will be equipped with electric cars and other important elements complying with the EXPO's subject - The Energy of Future - to achieve a greater effect for the use of green economy.
President Nazarbayev stressed the importance of working out a single concept of holding and promotion of the global fair.
"Construction of such a unique highly-technological project is a good opportunity to make a big jump in the technological development of the country. The territory of the global fair will become an achievements platform of the whole Kazakhstan," Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
Summing up the meeting, the President instructed to continue the work in this direction and make further suggestions on the concept of the global exhibition in Astana.
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
- Ministry of Environmental Protection