EXPO 2017 will be presented at the the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi

EXPO 2017 will be presented at the the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi

From 18 to 22 January 2014 Kazakhstan will participate in the events organised in the framework of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE.

From 17 to 18 January Kazakhstan’s delegation headed by Nurlan Kapparov, Minister of Environment and Water Resources, will take part in the 4th session of the Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Our country joined the organisation in 2013.

From 20 to 22 January the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) will host the World Future Energy Summit 2014 (WFES). It is expected that more than 26 000 people will attend the event; more than 650 exhibiting companies from 40 countries, more than 20 national pavilions will be presented.

Representatives of JSC NC “Astana EXPO-2017” and the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources will attend panel sessions of the summit.

Pavilion of Astana EXPO-2017 will be presented at the exhibition, organised as part of WFES. For the first time Kazakhstan participates in the Summit as an exhibitor. Information stand of 225 square meters will tell visitors about the EXPO-2017 in Astana and its theme Future Energy. Rapil Zhoshybayev, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Commissioner of the International specialized exhibition EXPO-2017 will open the pavilion.

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The International Energy Week is held in the UAE capital for the seventh year and is a major annual event in the world, designed to promote the development of renewable energy, energy efficiency and water resources and waste sectors. For our country - it is the most important space for open and fruitful dialogue on alternative energy development; it is a good opportunity to invite future exhibitors to participate in EXPO-2017.

The theme of EXPO-2017 “Future Energy” has much in common with the main issues of the summit. Already in 2017 Kazakhstan will become a large-scale global platform for constructive debate in which countries, companies and various organisations will present their views and offer solutions to the major challenges of modern energy.

It is expected that Kazakhstan’s delegation will also visit the city of Masdar and meet with the organizing committee of Dubai EXPO-2020.