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Pavilion at Expo 2017 A Mega Attraction

Indias national pavilion at the International Exhibition Expo 2017 (June10- September 10) in Astana, Kazakhstan is a major attraction for the visitors. Indias participation in this event has been organized by the Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO), New Delhi.

Pavilion was inaugurated jointly by Mr. L. C. Goyal, Commissioner of Pavilion and Chairman Managing Director, ITPO and H.E. Mr. Harsh Kumar Jain, Ambassador of to Kazakhstan, Mr. Deepak Kumar, Executive Director, ITPO and Mr. A.K. Sinha, OSD, ITPO were also present during the opening ceremony. H.E. Ambassadors from five other countries to Kazakhstan were also present. There is a representative participation from 100 countries and over 10 international organizations in the Expo.

Indias participation in Expo 2017 has become more significant due to recent visit of the Honble Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi who had bilateral talks with H.E. the President of Kazakhstan, Mr. Nusultan Nazarbayev during two-day summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) a consortium that focuses on security and trade.

H.E. Ambassador of to Kazakhstan delivered a welcome address and Commissioner of Pavilion, Mr. L.C. Goyal highlighted salient features of pavilion.Creating a sync. with theme of the Expo Future Energy", pavilion features a model of Cochin Airport which is a 100 per cent worlds first green airport generating more energy than required. Besides, there is also model ITPOs ambitious project i.e. Re-development of Pragati Maidan exhibition complex into a world class Integrated Exhibition-Cum-Convention Center (IECC). Restaurant is also set up for serving taste of Indian cuisine during the three months long EXPO. Apart from a large number of visitors, A delegation led by the honorable Minister of Green Energy, Government of Malaysia also visited the Pavilion.

Future of the energy leads the visitors to Energy in Life" corridor. The corridor is designed with Indian historical architecture presents new energy ideas through technology and smart with experience of smart cities, smart transfer, tourism, yoga, ayurveda and culture. The most interesting parts of the pavilion are the models designed and displayed by the Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and the energy resources Institute The models showcase native technology with strong forms on Science and technology.

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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 00:20 IST