President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin will attend the opening ceremony of the world specialized exhibition EXPO 2017 in Astana. This was reported by the assistant to the Russian leader Yuri Ushakov, RIA "Novosti" reports.
"On June 9, the president will participate in the official opening ceremony of the international specialized exhibition Astana EXPO 2017," Ushakov told reporters.
The Russian exposition at EXPO 2017 will be devoted to the Arctic theme. The Russian Federation views this region as the basis for obtaining the energy of the future. In addition, within the framework of the exhibition Russia will hold more than 100 business forums and conferences. More than 200 companies and federal subjects will take part in them.
Let us remind that in the days of the world specialized exhibition Astana EXPO 2017 Russia plans to show visitors the diversity of its culture. Cultural and educational activities will be organized to reveal the wealth of the Russian Federation, and the Day of Russia is scheduled to be held on 8 September at the exhibition site.
In the field of technology at EXPO Russia will be represented by projects from "Skolkovo", a Russian analogue to America's Silicon Valley.
A total of 200 million rubles (3.5 million dollars at the current rate) have been allocated from the Russian federal budget for participation in EXPO 2017.
It should be noted that in early May akim of Aktyubinsk region Berdybek Saparbayev invited Russian Kazakhs to the world specialized exhibition Astana EXPO 2017.
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