Tell the Horticultural Story of “the Belt and Road” and Tell It Right

  • offcial website of Beijing Expo 2019 2017-06-26 09:03:59

On June 16, the 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition (Beijing Expo 2019) was held during the Beijing Week in Astana World Expo of Kazakhstan. In the Chinese Pavilion, Ye Dahua, Deputy Director-General of Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition Coordination Bureaus (BIHECB) , promoted Beijing Expo 2019 to all countries that participated in the Astana World Expo. A total of 27 countries and international organizations have provided a written confirmation of their intention to attend Beijing Expo 2019.

Tell the story of Beijing Expo 2019 to countries along “the Belt and Road”

Since Kazakhstan is an important country along “the Belt and Road”, the BIHECB will actively advance the exhibitions of Kazakhstan for Beijing Expo 2019. Kazakhstan is another important destination of the horticultural exhibition promotion of China after the visit of the BIHECB to Hungary in 2017. The visit to Kazakhstan helps promote the participation of countries along “the Belt and Road” at Beijing Expo 2019, and advance the cooperation in green industry between China and these countries.

During the Beijing Week, the BIHECB introduced the progress of Beijing Expo 2019 to its audience through an exquisite promo video in Russian. Detailed information about the theme, concept and overall layout of the exhibition park are provided in the Russian and English promo foldout. In the opening ceremony of Beijing Week, nine exhibition panels presented the ecological map of Beijing Expo 2019. At the same time, the cartoon promo video made a debut in Kazakhstan mainstream media. A pair of cute mascots, Mengya and Menghua, told the story of Beijing Expo 2019, and welcomed the people of all countries to the exhibition in their hometown to enjoy a green life and this beautiful city that’s called home.

Kazakhstan Ministry of Agriculture will actively promote their participation in Beijing Expo 2019

On the morning of June 16, the BIHECB met with the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Agriculture of Armenia. Gulmira Issayeva, Deputy Minister of the Kazakhstan Ministry of Agriculture, remarked that Kazakhstan and China are good partners, good neighbors and good friends, and that Kazakhstan will attach great importance to Beijing Expo 2019, submit their letter of confirmation of the exhibition as soon as possible, and display Kazakhstan’s unique horticultural culture.

On the day of the event, the BIHECB also participated in the opening ceremony of Beijing Week in Astana World Expo of Kazakhstan and promoted Beijing Expo 2019 to all countries that participated in the Astana World Expo.

After receiving an invitation from Beijing, Leela Ramoutar, Deputy Secretary of the Caribbean Community Secretariat and Representative of the Caribbean Community Pavilion in the Astana World Expo 2017, also said that the Caribbean Community would actively participate in the exhibition.

New route of Air China, connecting Beijing Expo 2019 with Astana, Kazakhstan

On June 1, Air China launched a new round-trip route from Beijing to Astana. Kazakhstan is the first country to sign the contract of exhibition with the Beijing Expo. On June 9-10 and June 15-17, Air China presented a documentary of the progress of Beijing Expo 2019 to passengers during their round-trip flights from Beijing to Astana.

Active responses from the countries along “the Belt and Road” to Beijing Expo 2019

To date, the BIHECB has received feedback from 99 embassies, consulates and international organizations, in which a number of countries along “the Belt and Road” expressed their intention to exhibit at Beijing Expo 2019.

 
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