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MENAFN - Qatar News Agency - 23/12/2013
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(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Qatar has officially received the assigned land lot for its pavilion in upcoming Expo Milano (Expo 2015) during a high-level ceremony held at the Italian city of Milan.

According to a statement released by the Ministry of Economy and Trade today, The event was attended by HE Mohamed Saad Al Mohannadi, Charge d'affaires of the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Rome

Al Mohammadi signed a contract for the handover of the lot where the pavilion will be set up in the presence of the members of the delegation entrusted to prepare for the participation of the State of Qatar in the Expo Milano 2015

Speaking on this occasion, Giuseppe Sala, Commissioner of the Government of Italy for Expo Milano 2015, welcomed the participating countries in the Expo. He delivered a total of twenty-six lots to the country representatives and Corporate Participants of the upcoming edition of the Universal Expo

Qatar has an exhibition area of some 2451 square meters in a strategic location close to the eastern gate of the Expo and near the organizer of the event and GCC countries

Qatar had signed a contract to participate in the Expo 2015 which will be held during the period from May until October 2015 under the theme "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life."

The arrangements to setup and prepare for the participation in the Expo 2015 are overseen by a committee formed under the Minister of Business and Trade's decision No

(21 ) of 2013. The Committee is chaired by the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy and Trade and has members from Qatar Authority Tourism, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Environment, the Ministry of Finance, the Supreme Council of health, the Supreme Education Council, Qatar Petroleum and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.


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