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#61997 - 25 Sep 07 08:29 ANT/Indonesia to participate in 2010 Shanghai expo
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Indonesia to participate in 2010 Shanghai expo

Shanghai (Antara News) - Indonesia is expected to participate in the "World Expo 2010 Shanghai" from May 1-31, 2010 in Shanghai, China, in an effort to introduce a number of its technological advances, Trade Minister Mari Elka Pangestu said here on Monday.

"Indonesia will exhibit its technological advances at the world`s largest trade expo in Shanghai in 2010," Mari said when visiting the location of the expo.

On the occasion the minister was accompanied by Indonesian Ambassador to China, Sudrajat, Indonesia-Shanghai Business Association chairman Adi Harsono, trade attache in Beijing Imbang Listiyadi, and National Agency for Export Development (NAFED) chief Bachrul Chairi.

Mari said Indonesia`s participation in the Shanghai Expo would have strategic and important meaning in introducing its technological development to outside world.

The minister added that in the expo, Indonesia would introduce its environmentally-friendly technological design.

"The Expo 2010 Shanghai will be an important moment for Indonesia to introduce its environmentally-friendly technological design besides promoting the abundance of its natural resources," Mari said.

The Indonesian trade minister expressed hope that regional administrations would also make use of the expo by sending their representatives to promote their respective technological development to the participants from other countries.

Meanwhile, The World Expo 2010 Shanghai general commissioner Hua Junduo said he positively welcomed Indonesia`s participation in the exhibition.

"I positively welcome Indonesia`s plan to participate in the expo and therefore, the country is expected to take advantage from such an important moment," Hua Junduo said.

He pointed out that the expo was expected to be participated in by 200 countries and international organizations, and be visited by around 70 million people from various countries around the world.

"At least 149 countries and 18 international organizations have confirmed their participation and the number is expected to increase," Hua said. (*)
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#61998 - 25 Sep 07 08:30 Re: ANT/Indonesia to participate in 2010 Shanghai expo [Re: KuKuKaChu]
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"Indonesia will exhibit its technological advances at the world`s largest trade expo in Shanghai in 2010," Mari said when visiting the location of the expo.

now i'm *really* confused ...
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