Functioning regulations of the organisation commission for Romania’s participation in Expo 2010 Shanghai, China, have been adopted.
Attending the meeting were representatives of the Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Culture, Religious Affairs and National Heritage, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Public Finance, Ministry of Education, Research and Innovation, Ministry for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Trade and Business Climate, Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Regional Development and Housing.
The next meeting of the organisation commission of Romania’s participation in Expo 2010 will be held early in September.
The organisation commission for Romania’s participation in Expo 2010 adopted on May 11 the Theme Declaration of Romania’s pavilion.
Organisers aim to draw, along the 184-day event, 10% of the overall number of visitors, appraised at 7 million.
The exhibition will display main concepts, the ways of development of urban civilisation – from the Neolithic, as first moment in the historic development of permanent settlements, going through the period of the Middle Ages, characterised by fortified settlements, many of them included in UNESCO’s heritage to modern cities, differently developed, depending on historic conditions and environment which has to provide solutions for sustainable development.
Due to be presented are also specific ecosystems from Romania – ways of adjustment, optimal utilisation of resources and ways of development of human communities which observe the environment – the Danube Delta and the mountains area.
Visitors will find out about Romania from multimedia presentations pertaining to traditions, art, architecture, tourism, economy, foreign investments, research and innovation.
The financial resources earmarked for Romania’s preparation for and participation in Expo 2001 Shanghai amounts to 20 million lei (10 million for 2009 and 10 million for 2010) and were approved by the law on state budget on 2009.
Romania has participated after 1989 in all international exhibitions organised under the aegis of the international Office for Exhibitions: Seville (Spain) 1992, Taejon (South Korea) 1993, Lisbon (Portugal) 1998, Hanover (Germany) 200, Aichi (Japan) 2005, Zaragoza (Spain) 2008.