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Lithuania to participate in EXPO 2017 international exposition

2015-06-17

Today the Government has taken a decision for Lithuania to participate in the EXPO 2017 International Exposition to take place during three summer months of 2017 – from June 10 through September 10 – in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan. Since energy of the future will become the main theme of the exposition, the Ministries of Environment and Energy have been assigned to arrange a presentation of our country. All costs of participation of Lithuania in the EXPO 2017 by preliminary estimates will amount to approximately EUR 2.7 million.

The EXPO 2017 will be the twelfth international exposition in which Lithuania will have been participated. The first time our country unofficially participated in the 1900 Paris international exposition.

The main theme of this year’s EXPO 2015 International Exposition taking place in Milan, Italy is “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”, this is why the Ministries of Environment and Agriculture have taken care of arranging the Lithuanian pavilion at the Exposition.

For the Ministry of Environment the EXPO 2017 in Astana will be the seventh international exhibition where it will have been organised presentation of our country.

Public Information Department
2015-06-17

Minister of Environment of Lithuania Kęstutis Navickas
Minister of Environment of Lithuania Kęstutis Navickas