Russian city asks Samoa for 2015 World Expo support

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BID MOVES: Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi with officials from Russia who are lobbying for support.

BID MOVES: Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi with officials from Russia who are lobbying for support.

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi welcomed some special visitors to his office last week.

During a short ceremony, the New Zealand-based Russian Federation Ambassador Valery Tereschenko and a delegation of four officials presented their bid to the Prime Minister to be the host country for the 2025 World Expo.

A presentation of the candidacy of the city of Ekaterinburg to host the World Expo between 2nd  May and 2ndNovember 2025 under the theme “Changing the World: Inclusive Innovations for Our Children and Future Generations” was made by the Chief Executive Officer of the Ekaterinburg Bid Committee.

Two other countries have requested Samoa’s support for their bids. The election for the host country will be made in June 2018.

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