Thailand officially confirmed the participation in "EXPO-2017"

09 August 2016, 21:42

  Thailand has confirmed the participation in "EXPO-2017" which will be held in Astana. The estimated area of ​​Thailand Pavilion will be 734 square meters

As the MFA of the RK reports, the Commissioner of "EXPO-2017" Rapil Zhoshybayev paid a working visit to the Kingdom of Thailand, where he met with the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Energy - Commissioner of the national section of Thailand in the "EXPO-2017", UN Deputy Secretary General - Executive Secretary of ESCAP Shamshad Akhtar, the business community and the mainstream media of the country.

During the meeting at the Ministry of Energy, the sides discussed issues of Kazakh-Thai bilateral economic and energy cooperation, as well as Thailand's participation in the "EXPO-2017".

R. Zhoshybayev spoke about the work on attraction of international participants and the preparations for the Astana exhibition.

The National Commissioner of Thailand confirmed the participation of Thailand and said that the country intends to present its best development in the field of "green" energy. Thailand is aimed at increasing the share of renewable and alternative energy sources to 25%. The country has a wealth  experience in the development and use of biomass and intends to maintain a leading position in the Asia-Pacific region for processing of biomass into energy.

Following the meeting, the sides reached an agreement on organization of the Commissioner's visit to Astana on August 19 .