Yekaterinburg’s EXPO 2020 Application to Be Signed Friday

16 September 2011 (09:16)

Head of Russian Government Vladimir Putin is expected to sign Yekaterinburg’s application for the World Universal Exhibition Expo 2020 during the 10th International Investment Forum Sochi 2011 this Friday, September 16, 2011.

Now Russian President Dmitri Medvedev decided that it should be Yekaterinburg that will become Russia’s candidate city for hosting Expo 2020. The Urals’ capital has already witnessed plenty of major international events. Yekaterinburg hosted the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and BRIC summits in 2009 and was chosen to host the Russian-German summit last year.

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