Investors of «EXPO-2017» impressed by the pace of work and preparations for the Exhibition
Today, in the office of the organizer of the International Specialized Exhibition «EXPO-2017», the Chairman of the Management Board of «Astana Expo-2017», Mr. Akhmetzhan Yessimov met with representatives of the NCOC consortium (North Caspian Operating Company). During the meeting, the Chairman of the Board expressed his gratitude to NCOC as the general sponsor of the Exhibition, for its contribution to the development «EXPO-2017».
In addition, the head of the national company spoke in detail about the ongoing work on the organization of the exhibition on the theme: «The Energy of the Future». Currently, construction is near completion, on October 31 this year has begun the transfer of international pavilions to the participating countries.106 countries and 17 international organizations confirmed their participation in the exhibition. 101 commissar of sections appointed. Signed 90 agreements of participation with countries, including international organizations.
In turn, the vice president of Shell Sean Rooney said that he, like his partners in the consortium, is impressed by the preparations for «EXPO-2017». «Shell is pleased to be among the global partners of the Exhibition in Astana. We support the desire of Kazakhstan to move to a «green» economy. And on behalf of all the sponsoring companies, I want to state once again that we are happy to contribute to the successful holding of such a significant international event», said Sean Rooney. It should be noted that to date, «NC «Astana EXPO-2017» signed contracts and memorandums with Kazakhstan and foreign partners for the total amount of the sponsor’s contribution of 125.5 million euros.