ArmInfo. Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, who is on a working visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan, attended the official opening ceremony of the international specialized exhibition Astana Expo-2017 held under the motto with the president of the host Nursultan Nazarbayev, the heads of other delegations visiting Astana, in the congress center.
According to the press service of the Armenian leader, before that President Sargsyan visited the exhibition complex where the heads of the delegations of the participating countries gathered for a protocol joint photo, after which he visited the Central pavilion "Nur Alem", at an equal distance from which all National pavilions. At the exhibition devoted to alternative energy sources and green technologies, the participating countries presented the world's best energy saving technologies, the latest developments in the use of alternative energy sources.
Earlier it was reported that 115 countries and 22 international organizations (UNESCO, UNIDO, World Bank, etc.) confirmed their participation in the exhibition. In the exhibition devoted to alternative energy sources and "green" technologies, which is named "Energy of the Future", the participating countries will present the best world energy saving technologies, the latest developments in the field of using alternative energy sources. On the territory of the exhibition, the area of which is 25 hectares, the key and main pavilion will be a building made in a spherical form called "Nur Alem", the thematic concept of which is presented as the "Museum of Future Energy". On 7 floors of the spherical building the main types of energy will be demonstrated - the energy of space, sun, biomass, wind, water and kinetic energy, and the eighth floor will present the exposition .
As Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Armenia Timur Urazaev informed in Yerevan on May 25. It is expected, a large influx of tourists to this important event, which will be held from June to September this year. In addition, post-representatives will attend all the time of the passing through from more than 110 countries, including Armenia. Theme" EXPO -2017 "is the energy of the future. It would seem a rather unusual name for the energy-producing state, but we believe that we need to move to a world free from pollution, and we are consciously moving in this direction," Urazaev said.