DR to exhibit at Expo Milano 2015
The Dominican Republic is one of 145 countries exhibiting at Expo Milano 2015, the world fair starting today, Friday 1 May 2015. The official opening of the Dominican pavilion has been set for 7 May 2015 in the presence of Vice President Margarita Cedeno who is expected to travel to Italy for the event.
The event opened to the general public today Friday, 1 May 2015 in the presence of the President of the Italian Council of Ministers Matteo Renzi.
The Dominican pavilion is part of the Coffee Cluster. An audiovisual display is being presented, showcasing the country as a model for rural development and food productivity, and featuring the Dominican culture and landscape. The event is an opportunity for the country to expand its exports by presenting to a global audience.
FAO-IFAD-WFP Ambassador Mario Arvelo Caamano, General Commissioner of the Dominican Republic for the Universal Exhibition “Expo Milano 2015″ has liaised with government agencies and a team of volunteers for the organization of the Dominican Pavilion.
The central theme chosen for the 2015 Exhibition is “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”. It embraces technology, innovation, culture, traditions and creativity and how they relate to food and diet. The theme was chosen in response to the priority issue of providing sufficient nutritious, healthy and sustainable food for all humankind.
Expo Milano 2015 will be open every day from 10am to 11pm from today, Friday 1 May to 31 October 2015.
Source: DR1, Expomilano
May 1, 2015
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