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A reception is held in Paris in honor of the nomination of Baku as a candidate city for the exhibition "Ехpо 2025"

On November 14 in Paris, in the pavilion Royale, a reception was organized in honor of the nomination of Baku, capital city of Azerbaijan as a candidate city for the World Exhibition of the International Bureau of Exhibitions, which is to be held in 2025, APA reports quoting AzerTAc.

 

First Vice-President of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva attended the event.

 

The host of the event, who called Azerbaijan "the pearl of the Caucasus," said that our country has an ancient history, rich culture.


 
First Vice-President of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva spoke at the event.
 


Then a video was shown about Azerbaijan.

 

At a reception works of Azerbaijani and foreign composers, as well as folk songs were performed.


 
Azerbaijan put forward a proposal on the organization of the Baku exhibition "Ехо 2025" from May 10 to November 10. The theme of the exhibition is as follows: "Will develop human capital, build a better future".


 
Along with Baku, Yekaterinburg (Russia), Osaka (Japan) and Paris (France) nominated their candidatures for the World Exhibition "Ехо 2025".

 

Famous social and political figures of Azerbaijan and France, representatives of the diplomatic corps and other influential persons attended the reception.


 
Videos about Azerbaijan, shown on special monitors, publications about our country were met with great interest.

 

In conclusion, the participants of the event were presented with souvenirs related to Azerbaijan, catalogs dedicated to the candidacy of our capital for the holding of "Ехо 2025", and other memorable gifts.
 


It should be noted that for the first time Azerbaijan took part with the national pavilion at the World Exhibition "Milan Echo 2015". Pavilion of our country to the "Milan Echo 2015" during the exhibition visited more than 3 million people. The National Pavilion of Azerbaijan caused great interest of the participants at the International Botanical Exhibition "Antalya Expo 2016" organized in Turkey. And at the international exhibition "Ехо 2017" held in Astana, our country was represented by a pavilion prepared on the basis of the concept "Energy Region - Energy Transported from the Past to the Future".

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