ECONOMY


Japan elected host country of World Expo 2025

Paris, November 23, AZERTAC

Member states of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) today elected Japan as host country of World Expo 2025.

After two rounds of voting during the BIE’s 164th General Assembly in Paris, 92 member states voted for Japan’s project to organize World Expo 2025 in Osaka under the theme “Designing Future Society for Our Lives”.

Three countries were in the running to host World Expo 2025. Azerbaijan was bidding for the city of Baku with the theme “Developing human capital, building a better future”. Russia was bidding for the city of Ekaterinburg with the theme “Changing the World: Innovations and Better Life for Future Generations”.

Head of the working group on Baku`s bid to host World Expo 2025, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Finance Samir Sharifov congratulated Osaka on the victory and wished the city success in 2025.

Shahla Aghalarova

Special correspondent

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